James Branch’s cool job is so cool, he has no plans to quit working until he cannot work anymore. His cool job is as a mechanic maintaining fire and rescue vehicles for the city of Hopewell, Virginia. His work ethic and determination have served him well since he dropped out of high school at 16.
Will Daniel’s cool job allows him to work outside, doing what he loves. Growing up on a farm in Lunenburg County, Daniel liked the land, growing plants, raising animals and being outside in any weather. Thanks to an Associate’s degree in Agribusiness from Southside Virginia Community College, he is able to do what he loves and love what he does as a Farm Supervisor for the Virginia Department of Corrections.
Saving lives and helping the sick and injured is a cool way to spend your working days. Being an emergency room physician is the cool choice for Michael Cieslinski who started his higher education path at Southside Virginia Community College.
Shanetta Beck has a cool job because she is doing what she loves to do. Beck is owner of her own business, Baskets by Occasion. She started this as a cottage industry on a part time basis and now has transformed her hobby into a prosperous business.
Josh Baird is a great example of a person with a good work ethic. He graduated from Brunswick High School on a Saturday and began working as a contractor at the Dominion Power Plant on Monday.
April Harris has a cool job. She is the Land Management Supervisor for Jefferson Memorial Forest (JMF), located in southwest Louisville, Kentucky. Covering 6,500 acres, it is the largest municipal urban forest in the United States.