I believe that the pursuit of knowledge can lead to endless possibilities. And while it may be easy to become complacent in a job, I would encourage young professionals to never settle and strive for opportunities to grow intellectually and challenge themselves. In advancing your careers, it’s important to seek out professional growth that will heighten the skills of creativity, problem-solving and critical thinking.
Walsh University draws students from 40 countries and from 40 states in the U.S. While much of the university’s student body is from Northeast Ohio, Walsh attracts out-of-town enrollees for its specialty majors—such as museum studies—and its sports programs.
What motivates or inspires you to better the community? I believe in Stark County and in my community. I’ve lived in Stark County all my life and am thrilled to raise my children here. My kids inspire me to get involved in the community and make a difference any way that I can. I want my community to be as influential for my children as it has been for me.
The First Tee of Canton is a youth development organization that teaches young people life skills and healthy habits through learning the game of golf. It never turns a child away due to the inability to pay for programming.
David Waligorski has what every college graduate wants: a job waiting for him. Even better, it’s a well-paying job that’s expected to be in high demand for years to come. Waligorski, of Canal Fulton, who graduated in May from the University of Akron, will be working as a corrosion engineer for BP at its refinery near Toledo.