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A Return to Making

Academic Excellence Award – John Cullinan, Associate of Applied Science in Machine Tool Technology Details matter in the engineering and machining industry. Both fields require accuracy and precision and problem-solving skills.   John Cullinan bridges both worlds effortlessly with laser focus and a quiet determination.   These traits, along with an unparalleled desire to learn, earned […]

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Transition to the Trades

Academic Excellence Award: Rachel McFarland-Sulser, Associate of Applied Science, Construction Project Management For Rachel McFarland-Sulser, coming to Dunwoody has given her the opportunity to pursue a second career. And this time around she is following her passion — and some advice from her brother.  “Many years ago, I earned a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design […]

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Achieving her Goals

Academic Excellence Award – Sumeya Mohamed,Bachelor of Science in Interior Design It was three years into her program when Sumeya Mohamed knew she wanted to work on the healthcare and commercial sides of the Interior Design field. It was a direction and a goal she was determined to work towards. One year later – and […]

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Finding her future in design

Academic Excellence Award – Genealeigh Haglund, Graphic Design & Production Genealeigh Haglund is happiest when she is busy. The soon-to-be graduate of the Graphic Design & Production program makes juggling school, multiple jobs, and countless hobbies almost look easy. A lifelong creative who is endlessly curious, Haglund loves to try new things and explore the […]

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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 […]