Since August, through Madison College lectures, labs, clinicals, and real-life calls, Tasha Kirch and nine other classmates have been pursuing their dream of becoming paramedics through the Madison College Paramedic Academy. In Tasha’s case, it was a dream to serve inspired by a nightmare in her neighborhood when Tasha was just 9. A girl her age and four other children died in a fire across the street from Tasha’s apartment. She said, “I lived at Somerset Circle in 1990 when that big fire happened. I think that’s kind of what got me going on this path "
Give it the ol’ college try. That’s what Madison Area Technical College is telling prospective students through a new program allowing them to sample a week of classes for free at the beginning of a school term.
One of the areas hit hard by the pandemic was education.