Focus Magazine | Current Issue | Fall 2022

Flying Start

Flying Start

When Seth Defour-Remy was 16 years old, he was working at Cherryland Airport in Sturgeon Bay, learning to fly and dreaming of flight school. Today...
Rethinking Communications

Rethinking Communications

Working full-time and raising two kids, Denise Heckner needed a program that was flexible and would allow a seamless transition to her ultimate...
Designing a New Career

Designing a New Career

Ben VerGiesen's 3-year-old interior design business was thriving when the pandemic hit in 2020. But with some projects stalling and...
Brain Waves

Brain Waves

For alumna Hannah Hubacher, the FVTC Neurodiagnostic Technologist program provided her with everything she needed to start her career at Johns...
Precise Program for Ag Alum

Precise Program for Ag Alum

Having grown up on her family’s dairy farm, Sheila Weninger knew that whatever she studied in college, she wanted a career in agriculture....
Steering to a Career in Imports

Steering to a Career in Imports

Deacon Ante grew up with a curiosity about vehicles and what could be done to make them faster and more fuel efficient. Now Deacon is using that...
Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Prachi Khare

Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Prachi Khare

When Prachi Khare decided it was time to update her technical skills, she enrolled in the Software Developer associate degree program at FVTC....
From Cars to the Classroom

From Cars to the Classroom

As a student at Waupaca High School, James Sternweis knew he wanted to work in automotive repair. What he did not know was his love for fixing...
Training Roadmap

Training Roadmap

What started as a way to improve Zebra Technologies' employee onboarding process at its Greenville, Wis. plant has expanded into a worldwide...
FVTC Students Give Back

FVTC Students Give Back

Learning happens in the classroom, but also in the act of giving one’s time to others. Take a look at some of the ways Fox Valley Tech...
A Green Thumb for Business

A Green Thumb for Business

Wei Phoebe credits the beauty of succulent plants for helping her through an emotionally challenging time during the pandemic. She also...