Kayla Luera, was recently honored as the Northwest Tech Employee of the Month for February. Kayla is the Director of Admissions at Northwest Tech. Employee of the Month is an award presented each month to an employee that goes the extra mile to ensure all students acquire the best possible experience at Northwest Tech.
Kayla has been employed at Northwest Tech since June. She is in charge of the staff in the Admissions office, college events, college fairs, campus visits and recruiting future NT students.
“Kayla has done an excellent job as both an admissions representative and now as the admissions director,” remarked Northwest Tech President Ben Schears. “She has an incredible work-ethic and is playing a critical role in organizing our recruiting efforts for Northwest Tech. We appreciate her hard work and dedication to the college!”
Fellow employees decide on the Employee of the Month award. “I feel surprised and honored,” said Kayla. “We have been working very hard in the Admissions office and it is refreshing to see how much people value hard-work. This job truly takes a lot of teamwork.”
“I love interacting with new students and parents. I am passionate about Northwest Tech and enjoy sharing information about us,” Kayla commented. “The people I work with make every day enjoyable. The advice I would give to any Northwest Tech employee would be to take advantage of the resources the college has to offer. There is always someone to turn to if you need help.”
Kayla enjoys spending time with her husband, Oscar and family. She has two children who are heavily involved in sports. She grew up in St. Francis, Kansas and has lived in Goodland since 2004. Running, playing ball and watching her children chase their dreams are a few of her favorite activities.