|Posted on: May 04, 2016|
Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) is pleased to announce the first graduates from our Project SUCCESS (Students Utilizing Community College Educational Support Services) program.
Project SUCCESS is a support program for students with different learning abilities and needs who are sponsored by area school districts to attend WITCC to earn their certificate, diploma, and/or Associate's degree. Participating districts for 2015-16 academic year include: Sioux City, Hinton, Sergeant Bluff, and Sioux Center.
Students will be graduating in a wide variety of programs including Auto Collision, Electrician, Culinary Arts, Paraeducator, Administrative Office Assistant, and Welding.
In addition to college class work, program participants take classes through Project SUCCESS to develop life skills for workplace readiness, self-advocacy, financial and budget preparedness, soft skills, executive skills such as team work, time management, etc.
Project SUCCESS was established in fall 2014 with initial enrollment of eight students. The program has since grown to 18 students with nine students proudly graduating this May. Graduating students will be included in WITCC’s upcoming commencement exercises at the Tyson Events Center on May 19 in addition to celebrating as a program with their families and friends on May 12, 2016 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Applied Technology Building, room D221.
For more information about Project SUCCESS, contact Cynthia Flammang at 712-274-8733, ext. 1863 or Tricia Sutherland at 712-274-8733, ext. 1336.