Lakeshore Technical College Student Attends National Competition, Wins 3 2nd-Place Awards




Nathan Buschmann wore a winning smile while winding down his days as a student in the accounting program at Lakeshore Technical College. Buschmann won three second-place awards at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference held in Dallas May 4-7. The events he competed included Advanced College Accounting, Business Law and Ethics, and Managerial Accounting.

Buschmann graduated May 21 with an associate degree in accounting and a 4.0 GPA, which earned him presidential honors. He will continue his education in fall at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where he will major in accounting.

While at Lakeshore, Buschmann was an active member of the Lakeshore Chapter of BPA. At the organization’s Wisconsin Leadership Conference held in February, Buschmann placed first in the three events, earning him the trip to Dallas. He also placed first in three events at the 2021 national conference.

“Nathan has exceptional ability to grasp accounting concepts, apply them accordingly and produce accurate and superior results,” said Lakeshore Accounting Instructor and BPA Club Advisor Julie Meyer. “He is always willing to help others, is a positive student and has contributed many valuable moments within the classroom.” 

Buschmann, who lives in Manitowoc, is a 2019 Roncalli High School graduate.

Details about Lakeshore’s accounting and other business-related programs can be found at

Nathan Buschman
Shortly before graduating from the accounting program at Lakeshore Technical College, Nathan Buschmann won three second-place awards at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 8,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on Lakeshore for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. Lakeshore faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals. 

Lakeshore Technical College 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 by the Aspen Institute, a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist three out of the last four years, and the 2021 Large Business/Industry of the Year by the Chamber of Manitowoc County.

Approximately 800 students graduate from Lakeshore Technical College each year, and associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $54,048 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, Lakeshore serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit Lakeshore at