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Students at Mesalands earn industry certifications

June 24, 2019

Mesalands Community College is pleased to recognize five students for recently earning industry certifications. Through the intensive certification program, these students have shown mastery of the knowledge needed for entrance into their respective career field related to
Animal Science.

The certification program utilizes the iCEV platform, which has been developed and issued by industry-leading companies and organizations, such as Elanco and Southwest Airlines. The iCEV platform is designed specifically for Career and Technical Education subject areas. The certifications enhance student resumes and reflect the needs of real-world career expectations, boost employability, and allow employers to identify and connect with qualified applicants.

Certification earners includes:

  • Dakota Alcon (Sapello, NM) – Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications Certification
  • Wyatt Bishop (Tucumcari, NM) – Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications Certification
  • Mekenna Christiansen (Estancia, NM) – Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications Certification
  • Merleen Gutierrez (Sabinoso, NM) – Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications Certification
  • Vinell Mariano (Church Rock, NM) – Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications Certification

Mesalands Community College offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Animal Science and Agri-Business. The College also offers an Associate of Arts Degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.

For more information, visit: www.mesalands.edu/animalscience, or call (575) 461-4413, ext. 171.