Four County – Six Graduates Honored

Four County Career Center honored six graduates from the Career Center who have had success in their careers and who will serve as outstanding representatives for the school at the 15th annual “Wall of Fame” awards program Monday evening. Nominations for this honor are open to the public and based on the areas of significant contributions to the individual’s career, the community, education, and Four County Career Center.

The new members were inducted into the “Wall of Fame” during the annual advisory committee dinner where Rick Hupe, Career & Technical Education Supervisor, served as Master of Ceremonies. Superintendent

Tim Meister formally welcomed everyone and gave special introductions. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Katie Thomas, a Fire & Rescue student from Liberty Center, Skills USA Leadership Team. Kylee Nickels, a Medical Office Technology student from Hilltop and Student Ambassador, gave the invocation.

Susan (Cotter) Bearer came to the Career Center from Napoleon High School and enrolled in the Cosmetology program from which she graduated in 1988. Susan is the co-owner and hair stylist of Expressions Hair Artistry and Spa and lives in Napoleon.

Tom Borstelman enrolled at the Career Center from Napoleon High School, entered the Commercial & Graphic Arts program and graduated in 1978. He is the president/owner of Borstelman Graphics in Napoleon and lives in Napoleon.

Cindy (Gebers) Fruth attended the Career Center from Tinora High School and graduated in 1980 in the Cosmetology program. Cindy is an independent hair stylist at the Downtown Hair Company in Napoleon as well as a cook at Napoleon Area Schools. Cindy lives in Napoleon.

Teresa (Stuckey) Karnes came to the Career Center from Bryan High School, entered the Cooperative Office Education program and graduated in 1983. She is the guidance secretary at Four County Career Center and lives in Edgerton.

Holly (Sniadecki) Schlosser enrolled at the Career Center from North Central High School and graduated in 1978 in the Clerical Skills program. Holly is the probate court administrator at the Williams County Probate/Juvenile Court in Bryan and lives in Montpelier.

Dana Schwab attended the Career Center from Tinora High School, entered the Electrical program and graduated in 1992. He is the president/owner of D & J Electric in Continental and lives in Defiance.

A picture/plaque of each “Wall of Fame” recipient will be placed in the main entrance at Four County Career Center. A special “Thank You” is extended to all area businesses who continue to employ Career Center students and give them the opportunity to succeed. Nominations are now being accepted for next year’s “Wall of Fame.” Contact the Career Center at 419-267-3331 for nomination forms or visit the webside at

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