Stanislaus Kotlow LK ’20

October 2, 2023
This profile is part of our alumni Wall of Honor for veterans.

Stanislaus Kotlow LK ’20

Military Branch: Army
Division/Unit/Company: 143d Signal Battalion, 3rd Armored Division
Rank at Discharge: 1LT
MOS: 25A
NBSS Program: Locksmithing & Security Technology

How did your military service inspire you to attend NBSS?

I chose to attend NBSS because of its stellar reputation as a trade school.

How did your military training help you be a successful student at NBSS?

My military training taught me attention to detail, teamwork, focus on the mission and to do my very best in order to accomplish that mission through self discipline.

What advice would you give to someone considering NBSS or a career in the trades?

Take advantage of any opportunity to learn; don’t be afraid to make mistakes; cooperate with the instructors; and ask a lot of questions. Research the area you plan to work in before choosing your trade.