Sunday, June 17, 2018


Western Students Excel In SkillsUSA Competition

Students in several programs at Western Technical College recently excelled at Wisconsin SkillsUSA competitions this past year. At the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC&R) competition in March, Jill Heiser, of Onalaska, received a gold medal and Ethan Holak, of Holmen, earned silver. At the Automotive Service Technology competition in April, Tyler Wilhelmson, of […]

Western’s Law Enforcement Academy Honored For Fundraising Efforts

Western Technical College’s Law Enforcement 720 Academy was recently announced as one of the winners of the 2018 Law Enforcement/DOC Polar Plunge Challenge in Wisconsin. Western was named the top fundraising university police department team, raising $3,800. As such, the group was honored at the 2018 opening ceremony of the Special Olympic State Summer Games […]


Student Profile: Nick Persinger

Happy Tuesday! We have another social profile. Today, we feature Nick Persinger! -What is your program, and why did you choose it?  I am in the online Hospitality Management program at Western Technical College. -Who has been your favorite instructor at Western? Roxanne Smothers is probably my favourite instructor — she’s always so helpful and […]


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Western Athletes Earn All-Academic Honors

Several Western Technical College athletes have earned all-academic honors with the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) for the 2017-18 year. All of the following met all of the athletic and academic requirements to achieve this honor. These athletics competed in winter and spring sports, including men’s and women’s basketball and baseball. Congrats to everyone! Andrew […]