NEW TEACHER FEATURE - Get to know them ….
Tri Star has added a new faculty member to its teaching staff. Ken Platfoot took over for Jack Mescher as the new Agricultural Mechanics teacher on March 1, 2017. In an effort to get to know Mr. Platfoot, we asked him to answer the following questions:
Where were you born?
Do you have any children and how many?
I have 2 daughters
Where did you attend college/get your training?
I graduated UNOH with Associates in Automotive/Diesel/Ag. Equipment/Alternate Fuel Vehicles
What did you do before you became the Ag. Mechanics teacher?
Mechanic/technician in the industry on Ag./Construction Eq., Light/Medium/ Heavy Duty Vehicles
What musical instruments do you play?
Favorite type of vehicle to work on:
I enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of working on all sizes and types of vehicles and equipment
Favorite mode of transportation for fun:
Snowmobile or any type of recreational vehicle
What is your favorite vacation destination?
Any vacation destination is good
Where would you go if you could travel to any location?
Tommy’s Diner in Columbus, Ohio
Favorite ice cream flavor:
What makes you laugh?
My daughters, good stories or jokes
Do you have a pet peeve and what is it?
I enjoy being with my family, repairing anything from vehicles/equipment to buildings/houses, or riding recreational vehicles