Nathan Christie, Computer & Electronic Engineering, Foxborough, Class of 2021

A senior in Southeastern’s Computer & Electronic Engineering program, Nathan Christie (Foxborough) is an outstanding student from the Class of 2021. Nathan is involved in the Southeastern community by participating in various club offerings. In an interview with Nathan, he said, “Throughout my time at Southeastern, I participated in a few clubs, specifically the Dungeons & Dragons Club and Magic: The Gathering Club. I had a lot of fun with friends there, which was unfortunately cut short by COVID.” Nathan enjoyed participating in the wide variety of clubs offered and had fun spending time with his friends there.

Nathan also excelled in his vocational program, Computer & Electronic Engineering, and has always had an interest in engineering. When asked why he chose this program he responded, “I chose my program because I previously had an interest in engineering in middle school.” He also enjoys all the things that have been taught to him while in the Computer & Electronic Engineering program. Nathan said, “Engineering allowed me to practice more of the skills that I wanted to use later in life.”  Nathan used the skills he learned in his program to complete his senior project. When asked about what Nathan was proud of he said, “I am really proud of my current senior project, which is a game designed to teach computer science to others.” Nathan’s time in the Computer & Electronic Engineering program has not only allowed him to accomplish amazing things, but also to learn many useful skills that have prepared him for both college and career.

Nathan wants to continue to expand his knowledge of engineering in the future. When asked what his plans were after high school he said, “After high school, I am planning on going to Wentworth [Institute of Technology] to study computer science further,” and will continue to grow his knowledge of computer science.

Now that Nathan’s high school experience is coming to an end, he reflected on his freshman year. When Nathan was asked what advice he would give to his freshman self, he said “I would tell my freshman self that having something you’re passionate about will help push you through the harder times.” Southeastern commends Nathan Christie for being a hardworking and passionate student, and is proud to celebrate his accomplishments.

The Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School District consists of a four-year public high school and a post-secondary technical institute. The high school offers 20 career majors to students from Brockton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Foxboro, Mansfield, Norton, Sharon, Stoughton, and West Bridgewater.

Written by Delilah Jusino, Legal & Protective Services, Stoughton