• WITC-New Richmond sets commencement

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    May 07, 2019
    Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC)-New Richmond invites the public to its 2019 Commencement Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at New Richmond High School, 650 Richmond Way, New Richmond, WI.

    The campus will confer approximately 180 graduates. There will also be individuals receiving their GED/HSED and program certificates. New this year is the recognition of dual credit academy students from Clayton, New Richmond, Siren, and St. Croix Central high schools. They will receive a WITC technical diploma in either Construction Essentials, Financial Services, or Welding.

    WITC Student Senate President and Information Technology-Network Specialist 2019 graduate, Joshua Ferkans, will be the graduation speaker. Susan Yohnk Lockwood, Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness/WITC–New Richmond Campus Administrator will present Jeff Engelbretson with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Jeff is the Senior Manager of Equipment Engineering for Verizon, a 2011 WITC graduate of Supervisory Management, and has served in the Marine Corps and Army.

    WITC is grateful to all its community partnerships. Your support of the WITC Foundation is essential to student success. For information on how to contribute, visit witc.edu/donate.  

    A nationally top-ranked college and a designated 2019 Military Friendly® School, WITC serves the educational and career needs of more than 18,000 residents of Northwestern Wisconsin each year. With multiple campuses, WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized business training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment. WITC is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org). For more information, call 800.243.WITC or visit witc.edu. WITC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer and Educator.
    Paula Meisner, Marketing & Public Relations Asociate
    (715) 246-6561 x 4209
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