Spartan Spotlight


We are proud of our Spartan alumni! They are doing great things in Iowa and around the world!

This page features some of these SWCC grads and offers you insight related to why SWCC was the place for them and what they've accomplished since they walked across the stage and received their college diploma or degree.

If you are interested in being featured on this page and on SWCC's social media, please complete the Spartan Spotlight alumni form and submit a photo of yourself: Spartan Spotlight Online Form

Click on the graduate's name below to learn more about each individual!


Associate of Arts, May 2020
Red Oak Center student

I was a liberal arts major and attended SWCC from spring 2017 to spring 2020. I graduated on May 8, 2020. I currently work full-time at the Red Oak Child Development Center as an assistant in the 3-4 year-old preschool room.

Nursing, 1988

Current occupation: Retired from nursing. Owner of “Baking by Karen,” a blossoming, certified in-home bakery.

Ag Business, Associate of Applied Science degree, 2019

Current occupation - job title & organization: County youth coordinator at Clarke County ISU Extension and Outreach. I also have my own cow/calf operation that I do on the side.

Associate of Arts degree, 2018

Current occupation - job title & organization: Graduate assistant at the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM).

Associate of Arts, 2018; Associate of Applied Science degree in registered nursing, 2020

 Current occupation - job title & organization: I currently work as a registered nurse for Hannibal Regional Healthcare System. I specialize in occupational health and assist Kraft Heinz with workers’ compensation cases.