Graduate Spotlight – Carter Thompson

posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in  Alumni Profiles

Growing up on a farm outside Huxley, Carter Thompson always had an interest in mechanics.

“I was always the guy holding a flashlight for my dad,” he said. “I always wondered what it'd be like to actually be the guy who was turning the wrench, and having all that expertise and knowledge.”

After high school, Carter came to Hawkeye Community College for the Diesel Technology program. After graduating this spring with his degree, Carter’s following another lifelong dream and enlisting in the U.S. Army.

“The army was always a personal dream of mine ever since I was a child,” he said. “I never wanted to be anything less.”


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