Alumni in the News

  • Diesel Alumnus Conner Joins Caterpillar Program at Missouri Tech

    Diesel Alumnus Conner Joins Caterpillar Program at Missouri Tech

    During his sophomore year in 2016, Will Conner joined North Tech as a rising Diesel Technology student. His Tech experience included an internship, awards, real world experience, and has ultimately resulted in his acceptance into the Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician Option at Missouri State Technical College.

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  • Nicole Russell and Bill Wood with North Tech Principal Jim Hieger

    #THISISTECH: A Love Story!

    Electrical Trades senior Nicole Russel didn’t have a date yet for prom in 2014 and was trying to finish her handmade dress. Fortunately, her friend Bill Wood had offered to help her by buying some of the materials she needed to finish the gown. He may have taken a bit longer to ask her to go to the dance with him, but...

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  • Morris "Powers Up" Students During Visit to Electrical Program

    Morris "Powers Up" Students During Visit to Electrical Program

    Malik Morris, a 2018 graduate of North Tech’s Electrical Trades program, is choosing to use his volunteer hours giving back to his alma mater.

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  • Alumnus Naton Smith Excels at TSU

    Alumnus Naton Smith Excels at TSU

    Naton Smith is making his mark at Tennessee State University. In his first semester, he has excelled in the Honor’s College by maintaining a 3.81 grade point average while participating in the Men’s Center, intramural basketball, and developing his own clothing line.

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  • Cooper Takes Talents to the U.S. Navy

    Cooper Takes Talents to the U.S. Navy

    North Tech’s list of successful alumni is full of students who have accomplished some amazing things. Sometimes, students have to take on tough challenges beyond the work we require of them in their programs in order to reach their goals. Takala Cooper has overcome significant barriers with the help of her North Tech.

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  • Alumnus Derrion Henderson Gives Back to North Tech

    Alumnus Derrion Henderson Gives Back to North Tech

    When Derrion Henderson began attending South Tech High School as a half-day sophomore in 2007, he had not yet decided to pursue a career as a journalist. Like many 15-year-olds, he was looking for classes that involved experiential learning.

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  •  Tre Malik is a graduate of the CISCO Networking Academy at North Tech

    CISCO Alumn Shares Secrets of Success

    Tre Malik, a 2016 graduate of North Tech’s Cisco Networking Academy, has some serious goals. While other recent high school grads are still determining their major, this young man is designing a future that will ensure he earns a six-figure salary by the time he is 25…and he’s already halfway there.

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  • Keith Venuto, Derrick Williams and Kalisha Williams visited North Tech to speak with students

    Law Enforcement Grads Join Police Cadet Program

    Three North Tech graduates have been hired into the St. Louis County Police Department’s Cadet program. The program is designed to introduce young people who are interested in pursuing careers in policing to the profession while paying them to work shifts for the department.

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