Meet Students


Nick Brueggeman

My name is Nicholas Brueggeman. I live in Racine, Wisconsin and I hold a degree in software development with a specialization in IBM I. I am familiar with RPG/IV ILE, C#, CL, Java, JavaScript, Python, HTML, CSS, PHP and SQL. I am able to complete complicated projects independently with autonomy. I have experience in software and hardware troubleshooting as well as board level SMD repair. I am a solution oriented problem solver with a well developed base of relevant knowledge and experience.

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Graduating Class of 2021
Gateway Technical College

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Rudy Fyan

My name is Rudy Fyan and I have recently graduated from Muskegon Community College with an associates degree in Software Development. I currently work for Mercy Health (part of Trinity-Health) as a Systems Analyst as patient care and the health industry are both passions of mine. I am always looking to explore new avenues and beyond excited to see what new paths the MiTec Conference may open.

Scott Hetchler

Scott Hetchler is an IT Help Desk Intern at Snap-on, where Scott assists Employees/Franchisees with technical support for their software/hardware.  Scott will graduate in August with an Associate's Degree in IT Software Development.  Since working at Snap-on, Scott has built his communication skills with clients and has strengthened his teamwork abilities.  Scott has learned to effectively use his research skills and resources to problem solve and fix any issues his clients may have.  Scott has also received his Dell Certification for Self Dispatch.  Scott is a family man, a dog-lover, and loves to grill out.

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Graduating Class of 2020
Gateway Technical College


Bethany Penoyer

I recently finished my courses at Muskegon Community College majoring in Software Development. I have truly enjoyed all of the things I have learned about technology. I am eager to start working in the field and continue learning.

Silvia Sorenson

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Graduating Class of 2020
Gateway Technical College

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Jacob Thiery 

Jacob is attending Denison university for business and economics. He has taken two years of software development classes in both Python and Java. He enjoys wrestling and PC gaming.

Graduating Class of 2025
Denison University

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Alex Trimmer

My name is Alexander Trimmer and I'll be graduating from DePaul University this August. My time there has been exceptional and I've learned useful skills across various programming languages. I'm eager to begin working in technology and continue to learn more as I keep up with our fast-paced industry.

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Graduating Class of 2020
DePaul University 

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