Success Stories Archive

Student Spotlight

Andrew Lucas knew that Engineering Design was the natural path to take into the future, and he believed that Mountwest Community & Technical College was the best way to get there. “My dad was a civil engineer,

A family affair

At 50 years old and recently divorced, Jill Sansom was yearning for some positive change in her life – and found it in an unexpected way. As the mother of an 18-year-old who recently graduated high school,

Make Life About Today | By Kelva Ferrell

Students have different stories of how they got where they are now. Young and old, those stories are shadows on their lives. Some go back to school to better themselves. Others do not take it seriously and

Michael Smith

Michael Smith just completed his first year at Mountwest. After facing numerous struggles, he is now on the fast track to success and not looking back. In high school, Michael described himself as an “up and down”


Whether you’re a recent high school graduate, someone who has been out of school for a while or an adult that wants to improve on their current position in life, Mountwest has a career or certificate program

Mountwest Named Best for Vets Two Years in a Row

Mountwest Community & Technical College has been named the best community and technical college for vets in the nation by Military Times. Last year Mountwest held the number one spot as the best traditional two-year college for

Success Beyond Measure

Justin Worrell graduated high school in 1999. Like many students, Justin was unsure of what came next. How would he pay for college? What career path should he choose? Justin decided to join the army with intentions

Alumni Spotlight

Jack Maynard loves to help people. That is one of many reasons he loves working at Alcon. Alcon is the number one manufacturer of inter-ocular contact lenses in the world and serves eye care professionals and their

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Trading a lab coat for chef whites

Many children grow up to become an accountant, a lawyer or a doctor. They lead a successful life and retire from a career after years of dedication and service. But then they decide they want something more: