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Northeast Ceremony Recognizes Vet Tech Students’ Achievements

Northeast Ceremony Recognizes Vet Tech Students’ Achievements

NORFOLK, Neb. – Students enrolled in Northeast Community College’s veterinary technology program received their coats and pins at a special ceremony held recently in Norfolk.

Members of the class of 2024 received their veterinary technician pins. Members of the Class of 2025 were awarded a monogrammed white coat to mark their formal acceptance into the program.

Among the speakers were Dr. Mike Cooper, program director, and Leah Barrett, Northeast president.

Friends, family members and supporters of the students attended the ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 8

Students who received their white coats at the ceremony were:

Chase Adams, Wayne; Teyah Anderson, Wausa; Kayla Borland, McCook; Autumn Breukelman, Platte, S.D.; Samantha Camp, Atkinson; Kaitlynn Degon, Dorchester; Emily Fosler, Milford; Emma Grabowski, Cairo; Logan Grimm, West Point; Kellsey Harold, Broken Bow; Caitlin Haydam, Bellevue; Jaden Kohl, Raymond, Rebecca Libich, Bradshaw, Alexis Lilienthal, Grand Island; Kiana Lugo-Andrews, Sioux City, Iowa; Emilly Miller, Norfolk; Zoie Nielsen, Yutan; Kathryn Novacek, Linwood; Autumn Patzel, Newman Grove; Ava Podzimek, Wagner, S.D.; Tatelyne Snover, Milford; Taylor Stahl, Columbus; Olivya Thege, Columbus; Madison Urbanek, Wayne; Avery Vice, Auburn; Carlee Warren, Oakland; Cameron Zbylut, Omaha.

These sophomore students were pinned at the ceremony: 

Rebecca Albrecht, Columbus; Sophie Alfson, West Point; Haley Bovee, Norfolk; Brandi Doernemann, Dodge; Horizon Evans, Grand Island; Mikaela Flores, West Point, Keely Holm, Ord; Jennifer Huffman, Norfolk; Makenna Jennings, Zanesville, Ohio; Vanessa Lukes, Geneva; Samantha Pike, Columbus; Amber Sobotka, O’Neill; Claire Steskal, Norfolk; Erica Tindle, Crofton; Hannah Vokoun, Chelsea, Iowa.

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Student Samantha Pike of Columbus gives Anna McCracken, veterinary tech instructor, a hug after being introduced on Feb. 8 in the Lifelong Learning Center. Also shown (left) are Kassie Wessendorf, veterinary tech instructor, and Dr. Mike Cooper, DMV, (right), program director. (Northeast Community College)