Highland Alum Becomes First Female K-9 Officer For Stephenson County
May 25, 2022
Since she was a young girl, Rachel Clay of Dakota wanted to become a first responder. Realizing the medical field was not her forte, she looked into the study of Criminal Justice while a student at Highland Community College.
A fall 2016 graduate of Highland, she furthered her studies at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. She credits her education at Highland Community College with helping her take the path to becoming a law enforcement officer, ultimately becoming a K-9 officer as a deputy with the Stephenson C...