WITCC's TRIO Student Award for September
Nicole Solares Brandt of Holstein has received the WITCC TRIO-Student Support Services Achiever of the Month Award for September. This award recognizes Western Iowa Tech TRIO students for demonstrating qualities of leadership and citizenship while achieving collegiate academic success. Nicole began taking classes on the Cherokee WIT Campus in the Fall of 2019. She soon became actively involved in the TRIO program attending an RN-BSN Transfer Fair and Hamilton Broadway production at the Omaha Orpheum Theater among other TRIO-sponsored activities. This fall she is enrolled in the Nursing I course on Cherokee WIT campus. While working part-time at VT Industries and raising a young family, Nicole has maintained an excellent GPA and also serves in the student leadership role of Peer Mentor in the TRIO program. She plans to graduate this Spring with her Practical Nursing Diploma and continue on to earn her Associate's Degree in Nursing to become a Registered Nurse. Keep up the great work, Nicole!