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Workforce Training Academy Summer 2019 Graduation
Nearly 80 students were honored on August 15th for completing training programs offered through DMACC Workforce Training Academy. Families, friends and loved ones gathered at DMACC’s Southridge Center to congratulate students that earned certificates for careers offered in healthcare, welding, and network cabling.
During the keynote speech, DMACC’s President, Rob Denson praised each student for the diligence and commitment they put forth to expand their opportunities. Also in attendance to support and recognize the graduates were Mike Hoffman, DMACC’s Director of Continuing Education; MD Isley, DMACC’s VP of Academic Affairs and Felix Gallagher, DMACC’s Board of Directors. Guest speaker, James Wynter (2019 MIG Welding graduate) talked about his journey and shared words encouraging the graduates to continue learning new skills and pushing to reach their goals. While many graduates have found employment, others have decided to further their education at DMACC.
Certified Nurse Aide
Pictured left to right: Dominique Stephenson, Kayla Lehman, Esther Chol, Ines Ponce-Barajas, Augustine Mulbah
Patient Intake & Billing
Pictured left to right: Abby Amenson, Jazmine Evans, Lakeitha Robinson, Martha Miranda, Por-Tia Porter, Ashley White, Shana Leeps
MIG Production Welding
Pictured left to right: Cheta Katle, Steven Lopez, James Wynter, Donald Blanco
Basic Network Cable Installation
Pictured left to right: Omujwok Nyikango, Bandit Vivanh, Shayla Hutchinson, Kolten Buster
Career Academy Welding graduates
Students completed 132 hours of training in this pilot WTA welding program at the Career Academy of Pella facility.
Students focused on Blueprint Reading and MIG production welding skills to prepare them for a career in a manufacturing setting.
Pictured left to right: Nick Jennings, Zach Kleinwort, Eric Cox–Instructor, Jordan Eatwell, Jim Stocker, Rich Kacmarynski-instructor (not pictured)