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John Deere Construction and Forestry Technology Degrees Earned

June 15, 2011

Wichita, KS – Students completing John Deere career partnership program received Associate of Applied Science Degree in John Deere Construction & Forestry Technology on Thursday, June 9, 2011, from Southeast Community College. The program is specifically designed to prepare the individual for trouble shooting and repair of construction equipment; graduates are guaranteed job placement at a sponsoring dealership location.

Graduates & sponsoring dealership locations included:

  • Steve Bucholz, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., North Platte, NE
  • Dylan Jindra, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., Lincoln, NE
  • Lucas Metcalf, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., Springfield, MO
  • Nick Ohrstrom, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., Kansas City, MO
  • Jeren Scheer, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., Wichita, KS

The graduation ceremony and recognition dinner to honor the graduates was held at on the Milford, NE, campus. Nick Ohrstrom presented the class response at the dinner. Rich Fawson, General Service Manager, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc., presented Dylan Jindra with an award for perfect attendance. Southeast Community College guests included Lyle Neal, Campus Director, Keith Tempel, Instructor, Denise Roth, Transportation Secretary, Bill Vocasek, Program Chair, and Glen Williams, Transportation Dean.

Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company, Inc., one of John Deere’s largest North American construction equipment dealer organizations, is headquartered in Wichita, KS. The organization has 26 locations throughout the mid-western states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Nebraska. Find out more at: www.murphytractor.com.

Click on image to enlarge photos:

  • C&F Tech Students & Instructor from Left to Right: Keith Tempel, Southeast Community College Instructor and Technology Students Nick Ohrstrom, Jeren Scheer, Lucas Metcalf, Steve Bucholz, Dylan Jindra
  • Group was welcomed at dinner by Campus Director, Lyle Neal. Glen Williams, Transportation Dean lead introductions.
  • Presentation of students and awards L to R Keith Tempel, Southeast Community College Instructor, Bill Vocasek, Southeast Community Program Chair and Rich Fawson, General Service Manager, Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. Inc.
  • Rich Fawson presented Dylan Jindra with a John Deere jacket for perfect attendance.
  • Group at Graduation Ceremony: Pictured left to right: Keith Tempel, Lucas Metcalf, Jeren Scheer, Nick Ohrstrom, Steve Bucholz, Dylan Jindra, and Bill Vocasek

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