Wisconsin Technical College sent 10 students to the State Capitol on
Tuesday as a part of a System-wide showcase of service learning and other
projects. More than 60 students representing all 16 Wisconsin technical
colleges participated in the event.
NWTC was represented by Sallee Gould, Brooke Baumgarten, Tad Edges,
and Aaron Boyce, whose service-learning project for their Team Building/Problem
Solving class - the Winter Wonder 5kRun/Walk - raised nearly $5,000 for CASA of Brown County; Supply-Chain
Management students Robert Cram Jr., Jennifer Ross, and Linda Martin, whose “Chemo Duck” project provided stuffed
animals and comfort for children with cancer; and Nathan Whiting, George
Wehausen, Sarah Schultz and Jennifer Ross, whose Supply Chain Management
service-learning project “Patriot Smiles” delivered care packages and financial support to soldiers and their
families. Leadership instructor Andy Clark, Supply-Chain Management
instructor Angela Hansen, and Student Veterans Association Advisor Jeremy Galica accompanied the students.
students spoke about their project with state legislators and other
visitors from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Capitol Rotunda.
students possess not only the technical skills to help employers compete and
expand,” said NWTC President H. Jeffrey Rafn, “they also consistently
demonstrate the leadership skills needed to succeed in the workplace and in the
The WTCS Student Showcase is an annual event
designed to increase awareness of the many ways Wisconsin’s technical college
students give back to their communities as part of their educational experience.