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Distinguished Alumna '22
After Sarah graduated from NWC in 1989, she went on to Black Hills State University where she earned a bachelor's in elementary and special education. She also has a master's degree in teaching and instruction, as well as additional credit hours in various areas of education.
Sarah taught for two years in Worland as a special education teacher, 12 years in Ten Sleep as a first and second multiage teacher, and two years in Worland as a special education case manager. She created and owns a company that provides an electronic forms system that runs on the Sales Force platform; it is used by school districts to write educational programs for disabled students.
She resides in Ten Sleep with her husband, Aaron '89, on the family ranch where they raise Rambouillet sheep and Red Angus cattle. They have three beautiful daughters and two granddaughters.
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Monte Nickles '12
Powell native Monte Nickles has always been immersed in the music world, even from a young age. Whether it was learning the piano in first grade or experimenting with the new family stereo as a young boy, music was part of everyday life. In keeping with his passions, he studied music technology at Northwest College and soon after earned his bachelor’s in audio production from Webster University in 2016. Nickles currently lives in Columbus, Montana, and is the manager of audio and video at the Tippet Rise Art Center.