Student Spotlight: Jalysa Turner

Jalysa Turner. Mom. Wife. Survivor. GED And HSED Completer. Future Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement Student. Jalysa grew up in the system. Luckily, she had great foster parents. She and her sister were placed with the same family and her

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Mario Rios and Seger Gott

This week’s Southwest Tech Spotlight is two of our Automotive Repair and Refinish Technician students. Mario Rios and Seger Gott come from different places, but they both grew up with families who share a passion for and history of fixing

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Richard Aamon and Isaac Salinas Cosmetology Graduates

Cosmetology program offers training and real-world experience for today’s graduates Two Cosmetology program students who will walk across the stage as graduates this December are males.  They have learned from instructors who share their real-world experience, had the opportunity to

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Ed Anderson, Welding Instructor

Ed Anderson is bringing the option of night-classes for welding in January Name? Ed Anderson Hometown? I’m from Merrill, WI, and now I live in Fennimore. Educational Background: Northcentral Technical College, Welding – 1997 Weld Test Conductor, State of Wisconsin

Southwest Tech Instructor Spotlight: Karen Bast and Jeff Dombeck

Southwest Tech Instructor Spotlight: Karen Bast and Jeff Dombeck Karen Bast and Jeff Dombeck are instructors in the Culinary Program at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. Bast, of Lancaster, Wisconsin, attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and earned a bachelors in Business

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Emily MacKinnon

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Emily MacKinnon Emily MacKinnon graduated from Dodgeville High School in 2014 with a passion for science.  She soon discovered the best start down her path to curing disease would begin not at a 4-year school, but at

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Andy Sonsalla

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Andy Sonsalla Andy Sonsalla is a husband, father of four, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1993-1996, a Diagnostic Author at John Deere Dubuque Works, 2002 graduate of Southwest Tech, and is currently taking classes at

Student Spotlight: Kaye Woodke

Kaye Woodke. Cheerleader. Social Bee. Uber-Organized. Administrative Professional Student. While keeping busy at Boscobel High School, Kaye managed to be involved in almost everything like choir, Leo’s, Student Council, and cheerleading. During her senior year, she was even co-captain of

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Karla Fishnick

Southwest Tech Spotlight: Karla Fishnick Kyle and Karla Fishnick were living their dream of being dairy farmers while raising a beautiful family. After 33 years, things took a turn and got rough. Karla began working off the farm and after

Student Spotlight: Becka Craugh

Becka Craugh. Ag Advocate. Cheerleader. Musician. Agribusiness/Science Technology Student. In high school, Becka was already making her career a dream. She was involved with the Platteville 4-H, where she got to experience going to dairy shows and missions trips. On