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Academic Excellence Award – David Jensen

For many, architecture is an art form. For artist David Jensen, architecture has become his new medium. Jensen, who will graduate this May with a Bachelor Architecture from Dunwoody College of Technology, discovered his love of architecture through his art. He was working on a series of collaborative projects with filmmaker and musician Isaac Gale, […]

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Academic Excellence Award — Yengkong Thao

Graphic Design & Production Yengkong Thao’s interest in graphic design was sparked by chance. After a meeting with his guidance counselor at Wausau East High School in Wisconsin, Thao found out he had a gap in his class schedule that needed to be filled. An artist at heart, Thao’s counselor encouraged him to consider taking […]

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Academic Excellence Award — Magnhild Waltrina Eilers

Computer Networking Systems It has taken a few years, but Magnhild Waltrina Eilers has finally found joy, and is content with the direction of her life. Completing Richfield’s Watershed High School took a few years longer than normal as she struggled with severe depression, and after graduating in the mid-2000s, she had a difficult time figuring out what to […]

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Academic Excellence – Paige Ardizzone

Radiologic Technology After sitting through all of her classes at Bethel University and graduating with a degree in Biology, Paige Ardizzone just knew that a desk job wasn’t for her. And it was that realization that led her to Dunwoody. Now with an Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology and jobs at Stellis Health […]

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Academic Excellence Award – Kyle Brockett

Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology Kyle Brockett came to Dunwoody College hoping to add more life skills to an already full back pocket. After nine years of active duty in the U.S. Army as an airborne paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and Military Intelligence with 3rd Special Forces Group, Brockett finished his military tour […]

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Academic Excellence Award – Josh Mattson

Honda Professional Automotive Career Training (PACT) Josh Mattson knew that he wanted to do something hands-on for a living.   “I’m not a huge fan of sitting at a desk and filling out papers all day,” he said. “I like to get my hands dirty and turn wrenches.”  As a student at Osseo High School in […]

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Academic Excellence Award — Joseph Zuzek 

Industrial Engineering Technology  After earning an associate’s degree in Engineering Fundamentals from Inver Hills Community College and helping start a company that manufactures face masks in St. Paul, Joseph Zuzek was looking to increase his knowledge and skills of industrial processes.  His cousin graduated from Dunwoody’s Automated Systems & Robotics program a few years ago […]

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Academic Excellence Award — Bridgette Dalldorf 

Engineering Drafting & Design  Bridgette Dalldorf met Dean of Robotics & Manufacturing E. J. Daigle at a FIRST Robotics tournament in 2019. Three years later she is not only graduating from Dunwoody College, she also is the Student Speaker for Commencement, an Academic Excellence Award winner, and the winner of the Alumni Leadership Award. But […]