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Get to Know Cordell Dixon, Electro-Mechanical/Automation Technology Student

February 21, 2024


Welcome to our “Get to Know Blackhawk” series, which uses a Q&A format to showcase the diverse and talented individuals within the college community.

What is your name? Where did you grow up and what high school did you attend?

Cordell Dixon. I grew up in Beloit and attended Beloit Memorial.

Why did you choose to attend Blackhawk Technical College?

It was local and affordable.

What is your area of study? Is there something that drew you to the program?

Electro-Mechanical Technology

How has Blackhawk helped you to pursue or complete your goals?

By giving me the tools and knowledge to succeed.

When do you plan to graduate and what are your plans for life after Blackhawk?

Spring 2025

What advice do you have for other individuals who are considering Blackhawk?

It's a wonderful place to go to school and they have great teachers who will help you succeed

Tell us something about yourself you think people would be surprised to know.

I'm a big movie fanatic.

If you could have dinner with anybody, alive or dead, who would you choose?

My brother

What's one song that must always be on your playlist?

“The Boss” by Rick Ross

What was your first job?


What is your favorite TV show?

“The Masked Singer”

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, which food would you pick?


What is your favorite video game?


What/who is your favorite sports team or pro athlete?

Dallas Cowboys

What is your favorite pizza topping?


If you could have any superpower, which one would you pick?

Mind reading

What would be your dream car to own?

1970 Oldsmobile 442 convertible

If you could be any animal, which one would you choose and why?

Orca, because they are an apex predator of the ocean and they are family orientated.

If you could learn any language, which one would you choose?


If aliens landed on Earth, who would you recommend they talk to?


What game show would you most want to participate in? Do you think you could win?

“Family Feud” and yes.

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