Banker Wire, manufacturer of woven and welded wire mesh,
collaborated with Fox Valley Technical College to create a “Tree
of Success” sculpture for the campus located in Appleton.
“creativity,” “vision,” and “inspiration hang” from the wire
mesh on the sculpture to reflect the characteristics that FVTC
students associate with personal success.
for the large-scale sculpture to be a centerpiece placed behind
the concierge desk in the newly constructed Student Success
the wood manufacturing technology program at FVTC designed the
stump with the wood from an oak tree uprooted during the
center’s construction. Banker Wire weaved the a mesh background
to replicate greenery on a thriving tree.
happy with the outcome of this project, and, most importantly,
our customer was, too,” says Tony Cole of Custom Metals, Inc.,
the fabricator of the sculpture.
FVTC and other contributors on the project team completed the
project in April 2014, and the new Student Success Center will
open in August.