NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) instructor/Career and Technical Education Department Chair Joe Clasen was announced as this year’s recipient of the Young Achiever Award. The award recognizes individuals age 40 or younger that have had success in their educational achievements, careers and community service, and/or service to Cowley College.
Clasen teaches Non-Destructive Testing classes at both Cowley College’s Arkansas City and Mulvane Centers. He attended Cowley College as a student prior to beginning teaching at the school in 2007. He has brought the NDT field into the online setting and helped create the world’s first NDT associate degree program.
Clasen enjoys what he does and was humbled to be named the recipient of the Young Achiever Award.
“I work with a lot of great people and appreciate all of the support,” Clasen said. “It’s been a great ride.”