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Nate Braith of Wadena received his diploma from Jeff Wig, dean of career and technical programs and Staples Campus at Central Lakes College.

Heavy equipment program graduates 40 at Central Lakes College

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Heavy equipment program graduates 40 at Central Lakes College
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Forty students were recognized as fall graduates of the Central Lakes College Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance program at Staples on Nov. 23.

Keynote speaker at the fall celebration was Andy Mack of Strata Corp., Grand Forks, N.D., a member of the Heavy Equipment Advisory Board at CLC. Strata Corp. has hired numerous CLC graduates.

Mack, who is employed as Earthmoving Operations Manager in the Construction Division at Strata, also has worked for the North Dakota Department of Transportation. He has a degree in Construction Management from North Dakota State University and has 20 years' experience in the profession.

Area graduates this fall with diplomas from the two-year program included Deer Creek's Tyler Wohlwend and Wadena's Nate Braith.