Western Hosts GED/HSED Graduation

Approximately 170 students in the Goal Oriented Adult Learning (GOAL) program at Western Technical College were honored at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 16. Participating graduates included those from the following programs of instruction: High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED), General Education Development (GED), Adult High School, and Alternative High School. The graduation ceremony featured […]

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High School Students Complete First EMT Academy In Independence

High school students from Arcadia, Blair-Taylor, Independence, and Osseo-Fairchild completed the first EMT academy held at Western Technical College’s Independence location earlier this month. Upon successful completion of the program, students earned the Emergency Medical Technician – Basic technical diploma. The following students completed the academy: Arcadia High School: Jaylen Glenzinski, Charlie Halvorsen, Brooke Pronschinske […]

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Western Students Receive President’s Writing Award

Several students from Western Technical College were recipients of the President’s Writing Award this year.                 Recipients of this award include:                 Lindsay Kronebusch, of Dakota, MN, first place Creative Nonfiction and first place Research and Analytical                 Matthew David Hall, of Westby, first place 55-Word Narrative                 Zachary Lipecki, of Burlington, first place Fiction […]

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Another Successful Graduation In The Books!

The weather was perfect for this year’s graduation ceremony, honoring 1,309 graduates from throughout Western’s district last Saturday at the La Crosse Center. Of the graduates, 626 received associate’s degrees, 661 received technical diplomas, and 22 students have completed apprenticeships. In addition, students from 32 certificate programs completed their studies during the 2018-19 academic year. […]

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Western Hosts Annual Plant Sale

Western Technical College’s Landscape Horticulture Club students hosted their annual spring plant sale on Wednesday, April 17. Students sold house plants, vegetables, and flowering annuals and perennials. Proceeds from the sale will go towards the Horticulture Club’s activities and events. The club also offered a free house plant if shoppers brought a non-perishable food item […]

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Sustain-a-palooza A Success Despite Snow

The snow didn’t stop Western Technical College students from hosting the Sustain-a-palooza event on Wednesday, April 10. The event was a collaboration with students from Western’s Landscape Horticulture, Early Childhood Education, Computer Support Specialist and Business Management programs. In addition, Hillview Urban Agriculture, YWCA, and Western’s own Sustainability department assisted with the event as well. […]

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