Outstanding graduating senior

Outstanding graduating senior, James Hilbrecht

James Hilbrecht


Jimmy came to Northern from Grayling, Michigan, in 2009 to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering technology and immediately joined the NMU Baja Team. In his time at NMU, Jimmy helped prepare three cars for the Society of Automotive Engineers national competitions. His leadership and design work on the 2011 and 2012 NMU Baja cars resulted in the NMU team placing 2nd the 2012 U-W Stout race, NMU’s best finish to date in a competition.