243 Students Named to Spring 2018 Dean's List
The Dean's List begins with South Dakota students followed by additional states.
Congratulations to our Electrical Trades students who won first place at the National Science Foundation competition! The Community College Innovation Challenge is aimed to utilize community college student’s knowledge in science, technology, engineering and math to find solutions to real-world problems. Our students created a project that helps solve hunger by cultivating plants and fish through electrical automation.
The following students graduated from Western Dakota Tech following Spring Semester 2018.
Graduates are listed by state beginning with South Dakota.
Belle Fourche: Nika Avalos, Surgical Technology; Kory Gabert, Electrical Trades; Wyatt Horn, Law Enforcement Technology; Kyle Jankord, Computer-Aided Drafting; Sara Rosencranz, Bookkeeping; Clay Schaeffer, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; and Steve Wopinski, HVAC/R Technology; Belvidere: Patty Siglin, Practical Nursing; Bison: Wrangler Weishaar, Precision Machining Technology; Black Hawk: Ariana Bertolotto, Allied Health – Phlebotomy Lab Assistant, Phlebotomy/Laboratory Assistant; Kaitlyn Crowser, Business Management & Marketing; Aaron Galeana, EMT Certificate; Sean Kelly, Computer Science-Information Technology Specialist; Derick Olsen, HVAC/R Technology; Rhonda Rohde-Gehlsen, Criminal Justice; Kathryn Roselles, Allied Health – Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing; Macy Shupick, Accounting, Bookkeeping; Paulena Summers, Practical Nursing; Lacey Terkildsen, Transportation Technology – Heavy Duty; Robert Trostheim, Computer Science – Network Admin & Security;
Jerhett Cattin, Western Dakota Tech Welding and Fabrication student and South Dakota SkillsUSA Welding gold medal winner, is a 2018 mikeroweWORKS scholarship recipient.
Cattin was awarded the scholarship to be utilized for travel expenses incurred in attending the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky.