NLC Texas Elects Student Body Officers
Class President – Gage Mortesen
21 years old and from Canyon Lake, California. He decided to come to NLC
because he has a friend who is a lineman. After talking with his friend about a
career as a lineman, Gage thought it sounded interesting and exciting and he
wants a career just like that!
didn’t research any schools because of NLC’s reputation, but Gage did come for
a tour to get familiar with the campus and his new stomping grounds. NLC has
totally exceeded his expectations. According to Gage, the combination of class
work and being outside has him doing things he never imagined and the
curriculum and the instructor help are structured perfectly!
his first day on campus it took Gage a little bit to get used to the flow of
the day to day activities, but everyone was so welcoming and he said “all of
the guys here are really great and we almost instantly bonded. We realized we
are all in this together for the next 15 weeks.”
for office because he feels he is a great leader. He is comfortable stepping up
to the plate and getting the job done. He had the support of his peers behind
him and figured he could use his free time productively to help out his class,
campus and community!
Class Vice President – Jesse
24 and he comes to NLC from Illinois. He decided to attend NLC to better his
future. Prior to attending NLC he looked at going to Northern Iowa College. After
comparing programs and schools Jesse decided to attend NLC. He will be the
first Lineman in his family!
was a little worried during his first week of school about “how he was going to
learn everything, but NLC has a wonderful program! My expectations have been
blown out of the water!” He decided to run for office because the instructors
thought he was a great leader and he had the drive and responsibility along
with several classmates who prompted him to run.
graduating from NLC he plans to go wherever the work is so he can provide for
himself and his fiancé.
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