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Braxton Prusse

Braxton Prusse

“I'm learning the skills I will need to be able to be an effective engineer, and I'm able to do that in a smaller setting rather than a larger university.”

Age: 26

Hometown:Modesto, CA

Current residence: Menasha, WI

When attended UWFox:Fall 2003, spring 2007 – present

Background before UWFox

I attended Neenah High School and graduated in 2003.  While In high school I worked at Culvers and Bergstrom Enterprises.  I served a two-year mission for a church in the Tempe, AZ area.

Why did you choose UWFox?

I liked the idea of being able to stay in the area while still working towards an engineering degree.

Have you chosen a major?

Mechanical Engineering

What are you learning that you find interesting and rewarding at UWFox?

I'm learning the skills I will need to be able to be an effective engineer, and I'm able to do that in a smaller setting rather than a larger university.

What are your career plans after UWFox?

I would like to some day work in the automotive industry and develop and or test internal combustion engines.

Other interesting things about yourself that you’d like to share?

I enjoy spending time with my wife and daughter. I like spending time with my dad working on his cars. We’re currently building a kit car. My wife and I are also working on getting a home wellness business started.  

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