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Academic Excellence Award: Peng Her

Peng Her Electrical Construction & Maintenance ’16 Fresno, California Peng Her’s path to Dunwoody was not an easy one—but it most certainly paid off. Growing up near Fresno, California, Her found himself living a lifestyle he didn’t want for himself anymore. Ready to make a change, he packed his bags, moved to Minnesota, and decided […]

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Academic Excellence Award: Bradley Williams

Bradley D. Williams Automotive Service Technology ’17 Excelsior, Minnesota Before enrolling in the Automotive Service Technology program at Dunwoody College of Technology, Bradley Williams hadn’t really considered a career in the automotive industry. In fact, he had originally planned on becoming a high school history teacher. He even attended Winona State University for a year, […]

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Academic Excellence Award: Cecilia Oberg

Cecilia Oberg Pre-Media Technologies ‘17 St. Paul, MN Ceclia Oberg has always had the desire to do something hands-on. So when she joined the Air Force five years ago, she signed up for an HVAC installation job, learning the trade in a compact 6-month program. Enjoying the construction industry and wanting to follow in her […]

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Academic Excellence Award: Tiara Hill

Tiara Hill Welding & Metal Fabrication ’17 Minneapolis, MN Tiara Hill has never let fear stand in her way. In fact, the Minneapolis native was terrified of the sparks when she first experienced the Welding & Metal Fabrication program at Dunwoody College of Technology as a Youth Career Awareness Program student. So when it came […]

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Academic Excellence Award: Paul Steffens

Paul Steffens Computer Networking Systems ’17 Monroe, WI Growing up, Paul Steffens always had a knack for technology. In high school, Steffens and his friends would master video games and build computers. His love for science and the arts led him to Ripon College in Wisconsin, where he graduated with a degree in theatre. Following […]

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Academic Excellence Award: Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson Machine Tool Technology ‘17 Lonsdale, MN Andrew Johnson wasn’t entirely sure if machining was the right fit for him when he decided to tour Dunwoody College of Technology in 2012. On his tour, Johnson expressed his concerns to Tom Larsen, the Right Skills Now for Manufacturing Instructor. Larsen inspired Johnson to apply. “He […]