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NIC Retirees

Gene Soper standing beside a classic red Mack B61 Thermodyne Diesel semi-truck, set against a backdrop of green trees.

Gene's Story

“Gene remembers with a smile the time his sister had a pair of roller skates. “I said, ‘She only needs one!’ and I took the wheels off of the other one, attached them to a peach crate, and made a scooter out of it.”

Gene Soper- Diesel Technology program founder and
instructor, NIC Retiree

Join us for the Retiree Luncheon each year! We will mail an invitation to you when the next luncheon is scheduled. Be sure to notify us at if you have a change of address.

North Idaho College faculty and staff, both past and present, are distinguished by their tireless dedication to students and to NIC's mission to deliver excellence in education. In honor of your service, the Alumni Association invites all NIC Retirees to become members, regardless of whether you were a student at NIC. Our goal is to keep you connected to the NIC family.