North Tech’s list of successful alumni is full of students who have accomplished some amazing things. Sometimes, students have to take on tough challenges beyond the work we require of them in their programs in order to reach their goals. Takala Cooper has overcome significant barriers with the help of her North Tech family and NPower.
In today’s economic climate, it is not always easy for graduating seniors in high school or college to find work in their desired field. Often, graduation day is a celebration that is quickly followed by a period of job hunting or working in an area outside one’s expertise. But in a time when few students are able to go straight from graduation to work, one recent graduate was able to do even better than that—starting work in his field just prior to his graduation.