Human Services

Moraine Park Technical College
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Associate, 2013
Addiction Counselor, Agnesian HealthCare

Brandon Boe has been sober for a decade, and he’s making it his life’s work to help others on their path to recovery. “For all my time being sober, I realized that giving back was something that I wanted to...

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Human Services, 2013
Sexual Assault Program Coordinator, CASDA

In 2010, Amber Popplewell was a single mother living in northwest Wisconsin with aspirations of furthering her education and starting a career. “I was raising [daughter Kennedy] all by myself, so I thought, if I’m going to do this, I...
Woman reading to small child

Gateway Technical College
Early Childhood Education
Teacher, The Goddard School

Gateway Technical College convinced Bryanna Burcham in her mind what she already knew in her heart. Bryanna worked in retail, but wanted a type of career where she could work with children. It was when she enrolled, and began taking...
Karen Ordinans, MATC-Milwaukee grad

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Early Childhood Development, 1977
Executive Director, Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin

The recipient of the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Distinguished Alumni Award in 2000, Karen continued her education at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. She loves community service and has served on the boards of Easter Seals of Southeastern Wisconsin, Planning...
Cassie Rosenmeier, MPTC grad

Moraine Park Technical College
Barber/Cosmetology, 1998
Owner, Adeva Salon

For full-service salon owner Cassie Rosenmeier, her Moraine Park Technical College education was a cut above the rest. The hands-on learning, caring instructors and practical training gave her the tools to develop her own personal style and ultimately, her own...