Jacob Shank has been named the Kiwanis Club Outstanding Indiana County Technology Center Senior of the Month for December.
He is a senior in the ICTC Welding Technology program and attends Marion Center High School.
Jacob resides with his parents, Tom and Theresa Shank, in Smicksburg.
He has been a member of Skills USA for the past two years. At the end of the 2012-13 year, he participated in the Tool Time presentation. In 2012 he attended the Kiwanis Youth Leadership Workshop. Jacob received the Beautification Award for running the edger in 2012.
He is Second Lieutenant in the JROTC and has received the Kitty Hawk Award, Air Force JROTC Superior Performance Award ribbon and Air Force Sergeants Association Award.
Jacob received his welding certification from ICTC for Vertical and Overhead V-Plates with Backing Stripe. His employment has included working for Yoder Country Living, Shank’s Trucking and Crooked Fence Farm.
Upon graduation he will begin employment in the welding industry.