8th Grade College Visit

On Thursday, April 27th, the 8th grade class toured the campuses of CSC and WNCC. They were able to compare the programs offered at each school, while getting a feel for college life and it’s opportunities. They learned that choosing a college is about finding the right fit and that sometimes there are obstacles to attending college, but there are people and resources that can help.

Student Joins Ag Tech Program

Gordon, NE – 21st Century Equipment welcomes Toby Scherbarth as part of the company’s Ag Tech training program in conjunction with John Deere.

Toby will be sponsored by 21st Century Equipment’s Gordon dealership. Toby is a senior at Hay Springs High School and is the son of TJ and Holly Scherbarth. He will attend school at Southeast Community College in Milford, NE.

“We’re proud to have Toby as part of our team,” said Jake Palmer. “We know he will be a great asset to 21st Century Equipment.”

The John Deere Ag Tech program is a unique alliance between John Deere, John Deere dealers and various 2-year colleges across the nation. Students will graduate from the program with an associate of applied science degree while also completing a cooperative work experience at a John Deere dealership.

Students gain knowledge on all aspects of John Deere products, including receiving their certifications in hydraulics, electrical and service advisor diagnostics software and developing a strong understanding of the current technologies that are available on John Deere equipment.

21st Century Equipment’s Ag Tech college program provides reimbursement for up to 100% of college tuition, books, fees, room and board, plus Snap-On tools and a toolbox.

For more information about the John Deere Ag Tech program, contact Recruiting@21stCenturyEquip.com, or visit 21stCenturyEquipment.com/Careers.

Health, Human and Public Services Day

On October 25th, a group of students interested in WNCC attended their Health, Human and Public Services Day. Students participated in activities and classes specific to their pathway of interest, which included health sciences, education, criminal justice, and psychology/counseling. Students were also able to tour the main campus buildings.

Manufacturing Day

Jordyn Anderson, Noah York, Jarhett Anderson, Abby Nelson, Taden Tobiasson, and Brooke Winter traveled to Scottsbluff on October 5th to attend Manufacturing Day at Aulick Industries. They toured the facilities, learned a lot about what goes into manufacturing all of the different trailers and trucks that Aulick produces, and participated in a challenge to see who could assemble a grain gate the fastest (based only on blueprints). Jordyn, Abby, and Noah placed 3rd out of 35 teams!

Financial Aid Webinar

Parents of Seniors:
EducationQuest offers several opportunities to participate in Financial Aid webinars during the Fall. We will be hosting a “viewing party” at the high school next Wednesday, Sept. 14th at 5:30pm for seniors and their parents. We will watch the webinar, then have time for questions and discussion following the webinar. Seniors who register are entered into a drawing for a $500 scholarship! Please RSVP to dawn.pinnt@hshawks.com if you plan to attend the viewing party on Sept. 14th. More information about other college-prep webinars that are offered can be found at https://www.educationquest.org/.