The third Constantine High School graduate to win in four years, Neppach started at SMC in fall 2010, left after three semesters for a two-year mission trip in Colorado for his church, then returned to SMC in the summer of 2014 to finish his associate degree.
As part of their curriculum, PEP students visit the University of Notre Dame to introduce them to the college experience. Elkhart also visited SMC so students could see how a community college can be part of the path to a four-year degree at a large university.
Financial Aid was treated to breakfast prepared and served April 30 by SMC Cabinet members, Chief of Staff Tom Atkinson, Vice Presidents Susan Coulston, Eileen Crouse and Ron Young and President Dr. David Mathews.
The next career fair has already been scheduled for Thursday, March 17, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SMC’s second Employee of the Year class consists of Christi Young, fulltime faculty; Bonnie Roberts, part-time faculty; Director of Library Services Colleen Welsch, staff; and library clerk Cassiddy Kendall, student worker. A new team award went to Financial Aid Director Christine Passer and her staff of Carol Ostyn, Lori Collins, Danielle Lucas, Brandi Zoll, Lauren Klein, Amanda Bowyer and Erin Baumeister.