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Academic Excellence Award – Lilianna Cooper

Interior Design Lilianna Cooper never thought that the time she spent rearranging and updating her room as a child might one day lead her to recognize a true passion— let alone a pathway to a career. But fast forward to the spring of 2022, and Cooper is being honored as an Academic Excellence Award recipient, […]

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Academic Excellence Award – Will Stone

Electrical Construction & Maintenance For Will Stone, the decision to pursue a career in the electrical field was a natural choice. After all, both of his grandfathers, two of his uncles, and even his wrestling coach all walked the same hallways before him –each a doer from their own time. His choice was cemented during […]

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Academic Excellence Winner – Jayden Buzick, Radiologic Technology

Jayden Buzick always had an interest in pursuing a career in the medical field but was never quite sure where that interest might lead. When she learned that Dunwoody offered a program in Radiologic Technology, she immediately connected with the College to find out more about the program. Buzick was able to work with admissions […]

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Academic Excellence Winner — Jacob David Bisek, Computer Networking Systems

Jacob David Bisek entered the military not long after graduating from Chaska High School. Military service was something he’d long had an interest in, and because he wanted to challenge himself he chose to enlist with the Marines. After completing four years of active duty as a machine gunner, including deployments to Afghanistan and Jordan, […]

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Academic Excellence Winner — Elizabeth Rivas, Mechanical Engineering

Elizabeth Rivas beams as her name is called. As she crosses the stage, set up on the second base line at CHS Field in St. Paul in May, light reflects off the round, silver medallion she wears around her neck. She picks up her diploma cover, then rounds the rest of the bases to home […]

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Academic Excellence Winner – Seth Williams, Graphic Design & Production

Pursuing a degree in graphic design was not always Seth Williams’ plan. In fact, Williams was not entirely sure what his plans after high school might be. But as the 2021 Academic Excellence Award recipient for Design & Graphics Technology, it is evident that Williams was well suited for the path he decided to take. […]

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Academic Excellence Winner — Daniel Ortez, Toyota’s Technician Training & Education Network

Because it is a manufacturer-specific program, Dunwoody’s TTEN (Toyota’s Technician Training & Education Network) degree tends to attract passionate, focused students. Daniel Ortez is no exception–so much so that he was selected to be the Academic Excellence Award recipient for the Automotive Department. Ortez’s path to Dunwoody was straightforward. He’s always had a knack for […]

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Academic Excellence Winner – Allen Canzonieri, Industrial Engineering Technology

When Pittsburg native Allen Canzonieri enrolled at Dunwoody, he already had more life and career experience than most professionals do after a decade in the field. A Veteran, he joined the Army at 17 and served in the cavalry for eight years, completing two tours in Iraq before being medically separated and moving back home. […]