Focus Magazine | Current Issue | Spring 2022

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

After earning her bachelor's degree, instead of grad school, Chanel Becker chose to attend FVTC for its hands-on training. 

Getting Real in the Classroom

Getting Real in the Classroom

Tom Clark’s career journey has been nothing short of impressive. Before joining Faith Technologies, Inc. in 2008, where he is now Chief...
The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

For 2012 grad Laura Lachowecki, the Culinary Arts instructors were what set Fox Valley Tech apart from other culinary schools. FVTC provided the...
A Seamless Transfer

A Seamless Transfer

After graduating from Fox Valley Tech, Dan Steiner transferred to MSOE where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics...
History-Making Career

History-Making Career

Being first-generation born in the U.S., Fox Valley Technical College alumnus Xiong Yang shares his journey from fire protection student to...
Evidence in Action

Evidence in Action

2021 FVTC Outstanding Alumnus Holly Maas got her start as an evidence technician with an associate degree in Forensic Science. She chose Fox...
When Timing is Everything

When Timing is Everything

After graduating from Amherst High School, Alex Skibicki was undecided about his future so he took a summer job in construction. He liked the...
Leading by Example

Leading by Example

Abby Frisk isn’t one to shy away from a learning opportunity. She’s a firm believer that the more you put into something, the more you...
Building Skills in Clintonville

Building Skills in Clintonville

Two miles down the road from their high school, nine Clintonville juniors and seniors attend classes at the FVTC Clintonville Regional Center....
Carving Out a New Career

Carving Out a New Career

Steve Kettenhoven’s passion for woodworking began 30-plus years ago. Today, he is making a living off of woodworking and the FVTC Venture...