Margarita Seely has been an advertising intern for TSTC since 2007 and will graduate with her associate’s degree in advertising in the spring of 2010. She and her husband, TSTC Biomedical Engineering Professor Garrett Seely, have two children, Gavin and Isabella. Margarita said in ten years, “ I plan to still be married and working. My kids will be twenty!” Margarita is a busy mom and wife; she enjoys supporting her kids, “being there for them, cheering them on,” she said.
James Haug is an Advertising, Design and Print Technology (ADP) student who commutes from Temple. Being an artist and a TSTC student runs in the family for James. His mother earned a degree from TSTC in commercial art. “I have been an artist since I was a little kid. I stole my mom’s sketchbook and started drawing,” James said. During his free time, James sketches tattoo designs and travels to Austin for the live music scene.
Jordan Long is a Waco native and an ADP student. As an intern, Jordan has created a poster and a flier for the MCC cookbook and a brochure about Waco sculptures for the Waco Cultural Arts Fest. Jordan said he enjoys the creative freedom the ADP field offers. “As a kid, I was always the doodler in class, said Jordan. In the future, Jordan would like to stay in design and advertising, possibly doing freelance work or working for himself. For now, he stays busy with his three kids and enjoys lifting weights.
George Harry Miller V is from Colony, Texas. Working at TSTC, George enjoys expressing creativity through assigned projects, such as the MCC cookbook cover, illustration works and other projects. When George isn’t working, he is on the soccer field practicing martial arts. “These activities help relieve stress,” George says. After graduation, George plans to move to the Dallas area and work in a graphic design firm.
Heather Lorraine Johnson is from Gatesville, Texas. An ADP student, Heather enjoys the creativity she gets to use in adverstising. In the future, Heathers plans to work in design packaging. “I’m not leaving Texas,” she said. Heather said in Texas, she is living in her element. In her free time, Heather enjoys playing the flute, watching TV and spending time with her two-year-old daughter Elizabeth. Heather will graduate from TSTC in December 2010.
Victoria Luz Ricoy is a second year double-major ADP and digital media student from Karnack, Texas. As an intern, Victoria designs book covers, interior page layouts for cookbooks and just completed a TSTC Publishing Christmas card. Victoria works mostly with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. In her free time, Victoria works at Bealls and takes full advantage of her employee discount. Victoria is looking forward to a bright future in the creative design aspect of advertising, and is considering living in Austin or San Antonio.
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