Dixie Technical School graduates at Tuacahn Amphitheatre for graduationDixie Technical School Scholar of the 12 months 2021, Ryan Martin, on the school’s commencement ceremony at Tuacahn Amphitheatre in Ivins, Utah, Could 7, 2021 | Picture courtesy of Dixie Technical School, St. George Information
IVINS — Dignitaries, households, administration, school, workers and college students gathered for a commencement ceremony at Tuacahn Amphitheatre on Thursday as Dixie Technical School celebrated two years of graduates this 12 months, over 900 in complete from the lessons of 2020 and 2021, the biggest graduating lessons thus far.
Some 300 college students participated within the ceremony, which featured pomp and circumstance from the Insurgent Jazz Band.
Gov. Spencer Cox made use of expertise from his workplace in Salt Lake Metropolis to handle the graduates, celebrating them and the vital contributions they make to the financial system.
Graduates heard from Dixie Tech Scholar of the 12 months 2021, Ryan Martin, a person who accomplished his Diesel Tech Certificates and has began a cell restore service enterprise to assist his tribe on the Navaho Nation. He challenged the graduates to pay attention, telling them that listening is the easiest way to unravel issues and inspiring them to search for methods to be of service to others.
Martin sang a standard music about 12 eagle feathers and the way every feather represented a objective or a step towards turning into a greater individual.
Martin was cheered on by a big and supportive household in addition to everybody in attendance.
The Keynote speaker was Gary Stone, govt director of Precision Genomics at Intermountain Well being Care. Stone gave a message of hope, quoting the inaugural tackle of Abraham Lincoln in 1861:
We reside in a rustic divided. But we’re higher collectively. We are going to differ, and assume otherwise however we’re higher collectively. We’re not enemies, however buddies. Although ardour might have stained our belief, this should not break our bonds of affection.
Stone challenged each graduate and visitor to alter the best way they view the long run through the use of 6 instruments to navigate it: collaboration, communication, content material properly examined, vital considering, artistic innovation and competence.
President Kelle Stephens gave a short synopsis of “A Message to Garcia,” a guide that every graduate acquired. It’s a custom to ship graduates on their method with this guide as a result of, she stated, like Rowan within the story, every Technical School graduate could be counted on to get the job performed, regardless of the job could also be.
Dixie Technical School gives 26 accredited certificates in a wide selection of topics, together with the next specializations:
Auto Tech, Diesel Tech, Collision Restore, CNC Machining, Automation Tech, Operations Administration, Welding, Electrical, Plumbing, and HVACR Apprenticeships, Culinary Arts, Architectural, Civil, and Mechanical Drafting, IT, Digital Media Design, App Growth, EMT, Superior EMT, Medical Assistant, Licensed Nurse Assistant, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Pharmacy Technician and Sensible Nurse.
“College students interact their minds and their arms,” Stephens. “They focus deeply of their space of research and enter into careers that our communities couldn’t operate with out.”
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