Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Oneida/Huntsville is pleased to announce that Taylor Slaven, a senior at Oneida High School, has been chosen as the Secondary “Student of the Month” for February 2017. Taylor is in her second year in the Cosmetology program. On April 10 thru 12, she will be representing the TCAT-Oneida/Huntsville OHS cosmetology program in the SkillsUSA Secondary State Suitcase Competition. OHS cosmetology instructor NaRicka Gray states, “Taylor is an outstanding student. She is very dependable, a very hard worker, and while in my class has had perfect attendance over the last two years. She is very enthusiastic about competing in SkillsUSA, and I am eager to see how she does. I look forward to see what the future holds for Taylor." Taylor comments, “It has been an honor to be a student in the Cosmetology program these past two years. I am excited to compete in April at the state SkillsUSA competition. This is a once-in-a-life-time opportunity for me, and I look forward to representing the school. I have learned so much from my high school instructor NaRicka Gray and also from the post-secondary instructor Jayne Roysden. I would recommend anyone interested in the cosmetology field to enroll in this program. It’s GREAT!” Taylor is a member of the Oneida High School Beta Club and also has 12 years’ experience with Gotta Dance Studio where she is a competitive dancer. Taylor is a member and attends the Pine Hill United Baptist Church. She is the daughter of Tammy and Troy Duncan and the mother of Matthew Botts.