January 2012 Corpsmember of the Month
Supervisor: Emily Byrnes, Natural Resources Supervisor
Crew: Natural Resources Crew
Length of time at CCNB: 4 months
Reason corpsmember was selected: Tony has been selected a Corpsmember of the Month becuase he is a role model for other corpsmembers. He has initiative, a positive attitude and an excellent work ethic. He has had 100% attendance since he started and works hard every day. He never complains, just smiles.
Leadership: He is planning to take over the Assistant Crew Leader position. He is pretty sure that he'll be a great role model towards other corpsmembers.
Skills training received at CCNB: Tony learned how to use a good amount of power tools. He never hesitates to use any power tool now because he is so interested.
Favorite project: He has mainly been on one project and that's Copeland Creek. He can say that it's his favorite project because he spent he spent his last minutes with his nephew on that creek.
Favorite educational component: He honestly likes his English California High School Exit Examination prep class. The vibe is mellow and there are no distractions.
Favorite aspect of working at CCNB: Keeping the environment clean. He never thought that he would put a cigarette butt in his back pocket. That's how much he enjoys keeping the environment clean.
What did Corpsmember do before joining CCNB? He was searching for a job and sometimes sitting on a couch watching tv. Then God lead him here and now he'd doing better.
Why they joined CCNB:? He joined CCNB because he knew that it would better his life. He knew it would be helping him job training and education wise.
Corpsmembers's future plans: Tony plans to be an astronomer. He plans to walk out of here with his diploma in his hands.
What life lessons has the Corpsmember learned from the experience? Not to judge the crew that you work with and make what you got, better than it is.
How has CCNB changed your life? CCNB has changed his life by helping him look at the Earth with a different perspective. It made him not want to litter on the planet he sleeps on.
Any advice for young people wanting to join CCNB? Tony suggests that you join CCNB because it will help you look at our planet and see how beautiful it is. So next time you litter, you might have a second thought before you do it!
What’s the most important thing you’ve learned from this experience? How to stay with CCNB and how it's accommodating my aspects on how I see things now. Thank you CCNB.
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