More than 200 Northwest Technical College students celebrated the completion of their certificates, diplomas and degrees at the college’s annual Commencement ceremony.
Northwest Technical College held its third annual Student Achievement Celebration May 6, to applaud students’ hard work and determination in their academic careers.
Northwest Technical College will honor more than 220 college graduates during an in-person Commencement ceremony, May 7.
Northwest Technical College student nurse Shantel Northbird has over ten years of experience in higher education. From the hallways of Indiana’s University of Notre Dame to the biology labs of Bemidji State University, Northbird is now excelling as a nursing student at Northwest Tech and was recently appointed to the college’s new American Indian student mentor position.
Northwest Technical College recognized employees reaching length-of-service milestones and the college’s annual employee award winners at an April 30 celebration.
For some, suffering a serious injury while doing something you love can be a life-changing event with far-reaching negative consequences. For Northwest Technical College sophomore Jasmine Rascon, it set her on a path toward a career in dentist assisting.
Northwest Technical College senior Steven Kemp has always wanted to be a plumber. Hailing from the small Iron Range town of Eveleth, Minn., Kemp jumped at the opportunity to attend a college in the north woods.
After spending a decade working in the business sector of Ukraine, Northwest Technical College student Olha Finnelly was drawn to the high-paced and versatile working environment of nursing. She packed her bags, moved to Bemidji, Minnesota, and began her journey to become a nurse.
Kari Kuechenmeister was fearful of pursuing a college degree in her forties, but Northwest Technical College made it easy. Now the mother of three and adult foster care provider from Bemidji, Minn., is following her dreams.
Northwest Technical College alumna Katie Houg, a registered nurse case manager at HealthStar Home Health in Bemidji, Minn., is one of many students to become fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.