IHCC Memories: David McQuoid

Submitted by: David McQuoid, Keosauqua, Iowa

1. When did you work at Indian Hills?

August 1983 – August 1999

2. In what departments did you work and what jobs did you have?

Welding Instructor

3. What are the names of some of your supervisors and co-workers?

Dorsey, John Vandello, Ed Binder, and Rassoul Dastmozd Duane McBeth, John Tracey, Jake Mein, John Schoolen, Allan Ready, and Ron Richards

4. Identify or describe some unique or funny (printable) stories that occurred during your time at Indian Hills.

One of the first days of the term, I taught Styrofoam cup bomb making. This project was to show when they are in a confined space what can happen with mixed gases. Bob Wells and John Vandello were giving a tour of the new facilities to some dignitaries when I set off the bomb. It was quite an explosion!

5. What are some good memories that you have of working at the college?

I’ve been told I had a “unique” way of teaching.

6. What are your hopes for the future for Indian Hills?

I hope IHCC continues to have good directors and instructors to keep our excellent image.