Hired Before Graduation – Calvin Peterson

Hired Before Graduation – Calvin Peterson


Name: Calvin Peterson

Hometown: Red Wing, Minnesota

Graduation date: May 18, 2019

Area of study: Building Trades – Carpentry

Place of employment: Joe Strauss Construction

Job title: Carpenter

Job responsibilities: Measuring, cutting, and installing material for homeowner.

How did Southwest Tech prepare you for your current position?

Southwest Tech provided me hands-on learning by having our class build the duplex.

Why did you choose your field of study?

Carpentry is an acquired skill through time, and it can benefit all aspects of life.

What advice would you have for other students thinking about advancing their education?

Go to a technical college. Your wallet will thank you.

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