About Our Student Tutors

Fall Tutors:

EMILY OLIVER, STUDENT TUTOR
Differential Equations, all levels of Calculus
I am a sophomore at Taft College and am majoring in Mathematics. I have completed the calculus series and differential equations, so I can tutor in all math classes with the exception of Statistics. My favorite activities include crocheting, hiking, and spending time with my family.

ETHAN MORRIS, STUDENT TUTOR
Math (up to Calculus 3), Biology
I am 29 years old and plan on double majoring in Statistical Mathematics and Computer Science. I will be transferring to CSUB in the Spring of 2019 to earn my Bachelor’s degree. I also plan on obtaining a Master’s degree in Mathematics. I have been a student tutor for over a year now and really enjoy helping others. In my spare time I enjoy playing video games, watching movies, reading, and camping.

FRANKY CAMACHO, STUDENT TUTOR
All below transfer level math classes, as well as Pre-Calculus
I enjoy talking a lot. I also enjoy donuts with whole milk (not 1% or fat free). I am an improving artist, singer, and songwriter.

KAYLYN COMBS, STUDENT TUTOR
Statistics
I am working in the math lab and finishing my time at Taft College this spring. I will be transferring with a major in Nutrition, specifically Dietitics. My passion is helping others and I have a welcoming spirit. My hobbies include surfing and hiking with my puppy.

KAJOL SINGH, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing, Pre-Calculus
I enjoy reading books. I also enjoy helping others and doing everything in my ability to make people feel both comfortable and understood. I am excited to work with the new and returning tutors. Sidenote: Orion thinks he is Lori’s favorite, but I beg to differ.

ORION WISE, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing, Biology
I am an English major. No math for me this semester! I have taken numerous English and Literature classes and am well known among most of the TC English professors. I am a twice published author of poetry. I would like to teach at the college level….need to be doing something while I’m working on that novel! I will soon be the former Editor-in-Chief of the Taft College Literary Magazine Club’s booklet/magazine

TANNER MELTON, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing, Chemistry
I am 21 years old and am a chemistry major. I recently graduated from Taft College and will be transferring to CSUB in Spring of 2019. I am the Vice President of the National Society of Leadership and Success Club on campus.

TARYN YOCHUM, STUDENT TUTOR
Statistics and Chemistry Tutor, Taryn is 20 years old and will be graduating with liberal arts degrees in math and science. She will transfer to CSU Northridge to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in chemistry. She will then join the Air Force to help pay for medical school. Taryn enjoys reading, napping, and watching Netflix.

NEW TUTORS

ALLISON MIZENER, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing and Psychology 2200
I am a sophomore and am currently playing on the TC volleyball team. At TC I am majoring in Business Management and I will graduate with my Associate’s degree in May 2019. After graduating, I hope to transfer to Fresno State where I plan on getting my Bachelor’s degree, followed by an MBA. My career goal is to work at a business, eventually leading to owning and managing a business of my own. If that plan does not work out, I would like to become a high school teacher or college professor. In my free time I enjoy reading, playing volleyball, and traveling.

SAUL GARCIA, STUDENT TUTOR
Math, Biology, Zoology
I am a sophomore currently majoring in Liberal Arts: Natural Life Science. I am also a tutor at Taft Union High School. I speak Spanish and am trying to learn Italian. I would love to land a park ranger position as my first official job. I hope to transfer to UC Davis and major in something related to environmental science, ecology, or natural resources. I just finished a summer internship in land conservation.

TAYLER THOMASON, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing, Below Transfer Level Math
I am a sophomore and play volleyball for Taft College. I am a Psychology major. I love to read books and write. I plan on transferring to CSUN and play volleyball for the Matadors in the future. I look forward to seeing whatever the future holds.

ISABELLE MARTINEZ, STUDENT TUTOR
Math (Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus)
I am majoring in mathematics. This is my first year attending Taft College on campus, but have taken several courses online. In my free time, I enjoy playing softball and am on the softball team at TC this year. I went to Shafter High School for three years and Stockdale for one year.

JENNIFER FAIN, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing, Below Transfer Level Math, Biology, Psych Stats
I am in my second year at Taft College. I am double majoring in Business Administration and English, with the goal to graduate from TC and continue my education at CSUB. I’m a mom of two young girls who motivated me to further my education. When I am not at school or with my husband and kids, I do freelance makeup and have a photography business with my best friend.

TYLER GARDNER, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing and Math Tutor,Tyler is from Utah and is in his second year at Taft College. He is majoring in Business with the goal of transferring to earn a degree in Accounting. He plays baseball for Taft College and would like to continue playing at a four year university. When Tyler is not playing baseball, he is doing something outdoors.

CHRIS GOWDY, STUDENT TUTOR
Calculus Tutor, This is Chris’ fifth and last semester at Taft College. He has taken up to calculus 3 and has come to enjoy the subject. His major is computer engineering and is excited to continue his education when he transfers to San Francisco State University this spring.

GURNOOR DEOL, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing tutor, Gurnoor is capable of helping with writing of all levels. He is 19 years young and a sophomore in his last semester at Taft College. He loves spending time with family, traveling, and experiencing life. He is ecstatic to work as a tutor, because where there is an opportunity to teach, there is an opportunity to learn.

GARRETT GIBSON, FRONT DESK STUDENT WORKER
I am working towards a degree in Engineering, as well as a minor in Computer Graphics. I am 18 years old, and a freshman here at Taft College. I look forward to a great Fall semester, and helping in any way that I can.