Joshua Solon, Independence, has been awarded the Dennis Van Wyk Memorial Scholarship by the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation. Joshua is a Diesel Technology student at NCC and was awarded this scholarship due to his exemplary work habits, positive attitude, and excellent attendance.
This $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of Dennis Van Wyk by his wife, Gert, and their children. Denny was a long-time member of the Diesel Technology Program Advisory Committee and hired several graduates from the program. He was an avid supporter of NCC in the early years of the College.