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SW Tech celebrates spring commencement
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Fennimore—Family members, friends, and well-wishers packed the Southwest Tech Ag/Auto Center to honor 443 students at the spring commencement ceremonies on May 16, 2015.
Southwest Tech graduates have bright futures as shown by research conducted each year by the Southwest Tech Institutional Advancement department. Research states that 97 percent of 2014 graduates were employed within one year after graduating. In addition, the majority of graduates accept jobs locally with 60 percent of 2014 graduates reporting that they are employed within the Southwest Tech District, the five-county area that includes Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland counties.
Area students who graduates are: Kody Dickerson, IT-Web & Software Developer, Bagley; Miranda Witzig, Accounting Assistant, Bloomington; Michael Mathre, Agricultural Power & Equipment Technician, Bloomington; Cordt Esser, Building Trades-Carpentry, Bloomington; Kyle Johnstone, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement, Bloomington; Jodie Mumm, Culinary Specialist, Bloomington; Miranda Addison, Human Services Associate, Bloomington; Karla Fishnick, Culinary Management, Cassville; Abriana Errthum, Dairy Herd Management, Cassville; Colton Hammer, IT-Computer Support Technician, Cassville; Dillon Kirschbaum, IT-Computer Support Technician, Cassville; Jenna Friesen, Medical Assistant, Cassville; Alison Vondrum, Medical Assistant, Cassville; Dakota Bernhardt, Physical Therapist Assistant, Cassville; Dallas Bernhardt, Physical Therapist Assistant, Cassville; Nicole Davies, Accounting, Lancaster; Jennifer Rice, Accounting, Lancaster; Nicole Hohn, Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician, Lancaster; Robert Place-Alvarado, Automotive Technician, Lancaster; Mitchell Schildgen, Building Trades-Carpentry, Lancaster; Trevor Wagner, Building Trades-Carpentry, Lancaster; Elizabeth Alcorn, Business Management, Lancaster; Roger Cooley, Business Management, Lancaster; Steven Reynolds, Business Management, Lancaster; Jacob Schildgen, Business Management, Lancaster; Michelle Addison, Child Care Services, Lancaster; Rindy Shaben, Culinary Management, Lancaster; Kristin Chandler, Culinary Specialist, Lancaster; Rindy Shaben, Culinary Specialist, Lancaster; Shantelle Reuter, Dental Assistant, Lancaster; Marissa Hauri, Early Childhood Education, Lancaster; Brad Popp, Electrical Power Distribution, Lancaster; Brett Gregory, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Lancaster; Timothy Rice, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Lancaster; Brian Tucker, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Lancaster; Tyler Udelhoven, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Lancaster; John Harman II, Engineering Technologist, Lancaster; Cody Marenes, Engineering Technologist, Lancaster; Jesse Balmer, Golf Course Management, Lancaster; Emilie Casey, Graphic and Web Design, Lancaster; Christopher Esser, IT-Web & Software Developer, Lancaster; Carla McAndrew, IT-Web & Software Developer, Lancaster; Erin Brandemuehl, Medical Assistant, Lancaster; Taylor Duncan, Medical Assistant, Lancaster; Ashley Kreul, Medical Assistant, Lancaster; Jennifer Pink, Medical Assistant, Lancaster; Nicole Polkinghorn, Medical Assistant, Lancaster; Bethany Roesch, Medical Assistant, Lancaster; Kristin Bausch, Nursing-Associate Degree, Lancaster; Samantha Eggers, Nursing-Associate Degree, Lancaster; Kyler Bartell, Practical Nursing, Lancaster; Deven Kelly, Practical Nursing, Lancaster; Kristina Schaefer, Practical Nursing, Lancaster; Dylan McGuire, Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician, Mount Hope; Corey Jelinek, Electrical Power Distribution, Mount Hope; Tamie Patclem, IT-Computer Support Technician, Patch Grove; Taylor Udelhofen, Building Trades-Carpentry, Potosi; Tyler Stohlmeyer, Culinary Specialist, Potosi; Daniel Glasson, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Potosi; Jase Udelhofen, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Potosi; Carrie Simmons, Medical Assistant, Potosi; Allison Klein, Nursing-Associate Degree, Potosi; Kylie Meier, Practical Nursing, Potosi; Isaiah Kruser, Welding, Potosi; and Christopher Meier, Welding, Potosi.