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Hennepin Tech student selected for Cisco Live Dream Team

Hennepin Tech student Logan Shafland

Brooklyn Park, May 8, 2023 -- Hennepin Technical College (Hennepin Tech) student Logan Shafland was selected for the Cisco Live Dream Team, a prestigious information technology internship. He’s one of only 10 students from across the U.S. and Canada to be selected for the honor.

Prior to enrolling at Hennepin Tech, Shafland served in the U.S. Marine Corps and worked as an Avionic Technician. In that role, he completed several overseas deployments. Currently, he is attending Hennepin Tech on the G.I. Bill.

Representing Hennepin Tech and its Cisco Networking Academy, Shafland will travel to Las Vegas, Nevada in June to work alongside Cisco engineers and his fellow Dream Team members. They will deploy the technologies needed to deliver a positive experience for IT professionals attending the Cisco Live annual conference.

Cisco covers the Dream Team’s travel expenses for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

The Dream Team is a unique professional development opportunity for students to work with industry leaders to deploy and support the event’s Network Operations Center. Shafland will gain real-world IT experience, attend conference sessions and complete a certification.

Dream Team selection criteria include demonstrated technical and professional skills, instructor recommendations and activities outside the classroom.

About Hennepin Technical College
Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College is the largest stand-alone technical college in Minnesota. With campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, the college offers degree and non-degree courses in over 40 programs. Achieving a high job placement rate, Hennepin Tech prepares students for in-demand and high-paying employment opportunities.

Last updated by mdibba : 2023-05-15 03:58:12