About Our Student Tutors

Spring 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

JENNIFER FAIN, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing, 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.

LYNNSEY WARD, STUDENT TUTOR
Writing
I am nineteen years old and a tutor for English 1500 and below. This is my first year at Taft College. I plan on transferring to CSUB after I graduate. I am a psychology major and hope to become a counselor one day. Some of my interests include reading, traveling, and baking.

HANNAH DOOLEY, STUDENT TUTOR
I am from Fullerton, California and moved to Bakersfield when I was three years old. I have lived there ever since. I graduated from high school in 2017 and started at Taft College last year. My major right now is English, but I’m planning to change it. I like to swim and write stories in my spare time. My goal is to become a speech therapist.

ETHAN LEWIS, STUDENT TUTOR
Math, Biology
I enjoy cooking and dancing in my free time. I am majoring in computer engineering. I moonlight at my family restaurant as a waiter occasionally, so I’m always in the mood to help.

CRISTIAN GARCIA, FRONT DESK STUDENT WORKER
I am 19 years old and this is my second year at Taft College. My hobbies include collecting movies and watching You Tube videos. I am always glad to help students log in and out of the Learning Center.

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.