ORANGE CITY, Iowa— After more than 34 years with the Northwestern College maintenance department, the last 27 as director, Scott Simmelink hung up his tools.
His last day on campus was Feb. 23.
Simmelink has been instrumental in every building project since 1983 and has seen the campus double in size to 100 acres. He said his two main goals were to make sure the campus is safe and attractive.
In retirement, Simmelink will do radon mitigation work and sell real estate. He also plans to spend more time with his children and grandchildren.