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January Graduate Highlights
January Graduate Highlights

Be relentless in achieving your goals. That's what we encourage all of our students here at Rockford Career College to do. Whether your dream involves nursing four-legged friends back to health, helping clients win their cases, or wiring somebody's dream home, we are here to support you. Our goal is to keep you focused on the end result—a new career after graduation. Today, we would like to celebrate these relentless graduates who crossed the finish line and started their new roles in January:

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Graduate Highlight - Thomas Cavanaugh - Welding
Graduate Highlight - Thomas Cavanaugh - Welding

“If you stay ready, you don't have to get ready.” – Will Smith 1

The chance to launch your dream career could materialize at any moment. Are you prepared to accept it? Recognizing and investing in opportunities is a mindset that requires cultivation. Studying diligently, practicing what you have learned, making connections, and searching for open positions are  all crucial aspects of beginning a new career path. Thomas Cavanaugh is one Rockford Career College alumnus who made sure he was always primed for the right moment.

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Graduate Highlight - Jonna Klapp - Medical Assistant
Graduate Highlight - Jonna Klapp - Medical Assistant

You've been dreaming of that perfect career for years now. You know exactly what company you would like to employ you, what area you want to specialize in, and what school you hope to attend. The only question left is, when will you start?

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Graduate Highlight - Medical Assistant Program - Chelsea Vronch
Graduate Highlight - Medical Assistant Program - Chelsea Vronch

Even when Chelsea Vronch felt that the coursework was challenging, she kept persevering. “I would tell anyone that you just have to stick to it and work hard, even when it gets difficult,” she says. “You won't regret the outcome.”

Caring for others makes medical assisting a rewarding career, but why else do students choose it?
Rockford Career College graduates tell us there are many reasons to love this occupation. Here are just a few of the most commonly mentioned:

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Graduate Highlight - Karla Giesecke - CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology
Graduate Highlight - Karla Giesecke - CNC and Robotic Manufacturing Technology

Are you passionate about your career? Our students believe that enjoying what you do is a key part of success, so they are prepared to do what it takes to reach their professional goals. Recent Rockford Career College graduate Karla Giesecke shared her story of how she selected her new career path.

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Graduate Highlight - Mike Johnson - HVAC/R
We Proudly Present HVAC/R Graduate Michael Johnson

“You are your own limitation,” says Michael Johnson, Rockford Career College graduate. When he was ready for a new career, Michael did not allow himself to stand in his own way. Persevering through his classes, he graduated from our HVAC/R program on the President's List. We are extremely proud of his accomplishments and excited to see him succeed in his new career.

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