Outstanding Students

Benjamin Merz

Where are you from? I’m from Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Why did you choose Kirkwood? I chose Kirkwood because it is the best two-year networking degree within a reasonable drive from my home. 

What is your major and how did you choose it? My major I selected because I am pivoting from a degree that can no longer support myself and my wife. I have always loved computers so this was a natural pivot for me.

What has been your proundest moment at Kirkwood? My proudest moment at Kirkwood was winning the iseage c3 competition in November of last year.

What are your plans after Kirkwood? After Kirkwood I plan to pursue a career in cyber security.

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