Alumni Stories

This is where you Succeed

At Southwest Tech we change lives by providing opportunities for success. Our alumni are proof of that. We see their success in area hospitals and care facilities, in local manufacturing operations and agriculture operations. Our alumni also take their skills and talents to other parts of the country working for national firms and organizations. We are proud of their accomplishments and so proud that Southwest Tech is part of their success story.

Hill’s academic journey took shape at Southwest Tech

Matthew Hill utilized his associate degree from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College as a springboard for his bachelor’s and upcoming master’s degrees. As a high school senior at Iowa-Grant, Hill knew he wasn’t quite ready to commit to moving far from …

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Alumni Spotlight: Reo & Sammi Bossert

Sammi and Reo Bossert, sisters from Mineral Point, Wisconsin, chased their dreams of becoming medical laboratory technicians by attending Southwest Wisconsin Technical College’s Medical Laboratory Technician program. Although they attended college four years apart, Reo graduating in Spring 2018 and …

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Alumni Spotlight: Grant Digman

Grant Digman graduated from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College’s IT – Network Specialist program in May 2020. Digman was first interested in IT (Information Technology) when he was in high school. He had learned of Southwest Tech’s dual credit programs which …

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Alumni Spotlight: Elsa Stanton

Born and raised in New Jersey, Elsa Stanton would spend summer vacations in Southwest Wisconsin. After graduating high school, she pursued her dream of moving to Southwest Wisconsin and enrolled in Southwest Wisconsin Technical College’s Pharmacy Technician program. Stanton quickly realized …

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Alumni Spotlight: Lydia Sigwarth

Fortunately for Lydia Sigwarth, choosing a career was not the greatest challenge she faced when deciding to pursue an education beyond her high school diploma. She’d always dreamt of being a librarian and knew there were various paths she could …

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Alumni Spotlight: Tory Wetter

After graduating from Benton High School in 2008, Tory Wetter began chasing his dream of becoming a doctor. He attended Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin for a year and then transferred to UW-Platteville in Platteville, Wisconsin to finish his …

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Aaron Kleemann joins the Southwest Tech Foundation Board of Directors

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Aaron Kleemann is 2018 graduate of the Agriculture Power and Equipment Technician program and is employed as the Transportation Coordinator for Foremost Farms USA in Baraboo, WI. Kleemann earned his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at UW-Platteville and then decided …

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Proud Alumna Shares Her Unique Path to Southwest Tech

Angelica Lippert, a 2015 Business Administration graduate and a native of Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico, has a unique path to Southwest Tech. Lippert’s family is from the northern part of Mexico. Her grandfather was the first member of her family to …

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Samantha Brooks, 2014 alumna and Grant Regional Health Lab Manager

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College is very proud to celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week by highlighting our graduates who have taken the skills and knowledge they gained through their education and have put it to work in the field. Samantha (Goodman) …

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Knutson secures career with Pokemon Company International

Scott Knutson, a Platteville native, credits Southwest Tech for the strong foundation that he has built his career on. After graduating from Platteville High School, Knutson took a year off and then decided to attend Southwest Wisconsin Technical College to …

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Winters succeeds in Health Information Technology program

Kasey Winters has built an impressive resume that now proudly includes Southwest Wisconsin Technical College alumna. This 2020 Southwest Tech graduate of the Health Information Technology Associate degree program works full-time as a systems analyst for the largest medical insurance …

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James earns success through Supply Chain Management online program

Walter James is a 2019 Southwest Wisconsin Technical College graduate of the Supply Chain Management Associate’s degree program. This program is delivered completely online allowing students from all across the United States to take Southwest Tech classes. We recently talked …

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