Kara Smith


C-Tec of Licking County


Educational Goals/College:

This year, I will be attending Columbus State Community College to become a Nationally Registered Paramedic. Following completion of the program, I will return to Columbus State to earn an associates in Emergency Medical Services Technology.

Career Goals:

As I begin my career, I plan to continue to work in rural emergency services as a Firefighter/EMT. While doing this, I would like to continue my education in emergency medicine.

Notable School and Community Activities:

C-TEC Student Council President
C-TEC Student Leadership Team
C-TEC Class of 2023 Overall Outstanding Student
C-TEC Outstanding Public Safety and Consumer Services Student
C-TEC Overall Outstanding Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services Student

Notable HOSA Activities and Accomplishments:

State Leadership Conference 2023: 3rd in Emergency Medical Technician

Region 5 Leadership Conference 2023: 2nd in Emergency Medical Technician

CPR/First Aid Competitor

Favorite Quote:

“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise” ~ Les Misérables