More than 1,100 graduate from NWTC in December

Friday December 18, 2015

About 1,178 students will graduate from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College this month.

Watch NWTC's 2015 December Graduation live video stream
NWTC's main December 2015 Commencement Exercises will be
held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18 at the KI Convention Center. Other facts about the December graduating class:
  • About 11 percent of degrees will be awarded to minority graduates
  • 132 are members of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society
  • Two are international students (from Pakistan and Germany)
  • 26 are military veterans

Graduation speakers

Commencement Address: Katelyn Schiltz, NWTC District Ambassador
Alumni Association Invitation: Chris Piso, Vice-President, NWTC Alumni Association

Keynote speaker

2015 Ambassador for NWTC and WTCS Katelyn SchiltzKatelyn Schiltz is the 2015 NWTC District Ambassador. Katelyn graduated this past May with an Associate Degree in Design & Graphic Technology and a Technical Diploma in Print Technology.

While at NWTC, Katelyn was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society. She participated in many hands-on volunteer projects for nonprofit organizations through the graphic design program’s Service-Learning. She was a Student Ambassador, providing a professional, positive representation of NWTC at campus events. She worked in Student Involvement as a Graphic Design Assistant and interned with the Creative Services Department. Assuming the leadership role of NWTC District Ambassador is just one more way for Katelyn to promote the college.

Katelyn was also named a State Ambassador for the Wisconsin Technical College System. As a State Ambassador, Katelyn advocates and promotes the impor­tance of a technical college education through various media outlets and events throughout the year.

“As a State Ambassador, I am honored to have the opportunity to represent NWTC,” Schiltz says. “I have the opportunity to explain the value of a technical college education and have been able to pull from my experiences at NWTC.”

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