NTC dental assisting student Emily Borah never imagined herself going to college. However, after giving birth to her daughter, Sutton, she figured it would be the perfect time to pursue her dream of working in the dental industry. Nearly two years later, Borah is set to gradate with an associate of applied science degree this May.
Thirteen Cass Lake-Bena high school students have completed a nursing assistant course taught by Northwest Technical College faculty. The course was offered as part of the Sanford CARES partnership, which launched in June 2019. Sanford CARES, which stands for Collaborative Alliance for Regional Healthcare Educational Services, aims to address the Bemidji community’s continued need for skilled health care employees through a partnership between Bemidji High School, NTC, Bemidji State University and Sanford Health.
Richie Rossbach takes pride in knowing he will be one of the first students to complete NTC’s Commercial Refrigeration program. NTC’s newest academic program, Commercial Refrigeration was added in direct response to industry feedback on a shortage of skilled employees in a field ranked as a five-star, in-demand career by the State of Minnesota.