Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 18, 2022
Tooele Tech graduates 340+

Tooele Technical College awarded over 340 certificates during their graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 12.

The weather held out for the ceremony, which was held outside on the lawn to the east of their main building at 6 p.m.

Paul Hacking, president of Tooele Technical College greeted the students and others in attendance after which Tooele City Mayor Debbie Winn sang the national anthem.

Josie Jones,a welding graduate, spoke at the ceremony. She said that she and her fellow students had learned how to “overcome and adapt.”

Amy Rasmuson, a practical nursing graduate and student of the year, also spoke at the graduation.

“I found that I am capable of much more than I ever imagined,” Rasmuson said.

Keynote speakers for the ceremony included Aaron Peterson, president of the Peterson Industrial Group in Tooele City and chair of the Tooele Technical College Board of Trustees, and Lisa Michele Church, a member of the Utah System of Higher Education Board.

Tooele Technical College’s mission is to meet the needs of Tooele county’s employers for technically skilled workers by providing hands-on, market-driven technical training and certification to both secondary and adult students.  

Its mission is accomplished through competency-based training programs, which may be long-term, short-term or custom-designed for individual employer needs. All programs are affordable and most are offered in a flexible open-entry, open-exit format, allowing students to progress at their own pace, on their own schedule.

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