Lakeshore Technical College Set to Host Manufacturing Rocks Open House & Welding Competition




Lakeshore Technical College’s annual Manufacturing Rocks event is set for Tuesday, October 27, 4 to 7 pm, at the college’s Cleveland campus. The event features an open house highlighting 18 programs that can lead to essential careers in manufacturing environments, ranging from mechanical computer-aided drafting (CAD) to administrative professional. Also featured will be Lakeshore’s annual “Sparks” welding competition where $1,500 in scholarships will be awarded to future welding program students.

Professionals, including Lakeshore instructors, will demonstrate their areas of expertise and answer questions about their career paths. Admission advisors will be available to answer questions about paying for college, on- and off-campus learning options, placement rates, the application process, and dual credit and youth apprenticeship opportunities.

Attendees must wear long pants and closed-toed shoes. Those under 18 years of age will be required to complete an event release form signed by a parent or guardian.

Registration for the welding competition is required prior to the event. Registration for the open house is requested, though not required, by October 23. For event details and to register, visit

All attendees will receive a free t-shirt. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place, including the wearing of masks indoors and practicing physical distancing by staying at least six feet away from others anywhere on campus. Attendees are asked to bring their own masks.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #20 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist for two consecutive years.

Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $42,000 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at