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First Female Ag Tech Graduate Makes Headlines

July 11, 2018

First Female Ag Tech Graduate Makes Headlines

(From the Yakima Herald Republic) Yakima, WA – July 7, 2018 –  Like many people her age, Rachel Bertapelle spent some time trying to figure out her career choices. The only thing she knew for a long time was that she wanted to do something related to her love of cows and agriculture.

Bertapelle found a path forward when she enrolled in Perry Technical Institute’s agricultural equipment technician program. One year later, the 23-year-old became the first woman to graduate from the program. Bertapelle now works... (read more on the Yakima Herald Republic's website by clicking here).


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