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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

WNCC Recognizes Outstanding Students


April 25, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

The Sidney Campus of Western Nebraska Community College recognized outstanding students in an Awards Ceremony April 19. The Awards Ceremony was held at the Aviation Mechanics hangar.

Graduating from school or leaving a community isn't easy, but it does have opportunities.

Thursday afternoon, Todd Holcomb, president of the Western Nebraska Community College Sidney campus, shared a story of a student he met several years ago who was feeling depressed. He realized he would not be seeing some of his friends and favorite faculty after graduating.

"You're looking at it all wrong," Holcomb recalls telling the student. "Instead of looking at the things you're losing, look at what you're gaining."

He said change is ongoing; embrace it.

"Embrace the change that happens in your li...

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