PTK honor society names new officers at Lakeshore Technical College



Beta Lambda Sigma
Six LTC students were recently named officers in the Beta Lambda Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Pictured L to R, Lisa Seefeldt, Matthew Carpenter, Andrew Liebhard, Samantha Ruppel, Shanna Ruppel, and Heather Wiederhold.


Officers for Beta Lambda Sigma chapter of Lakeshore Technical College’s Phi Kappa Theta Honor Society were given their oath of office recently. The students will serve as officers during the 2014-2015 school year.

Phi Kappa Theta is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. Membership is based on superior academic achievement. Phi Kappa Theta recognizes and rewards high-achieving students and provides opportunities to develop skills such as problem solving, project planning, team building, effective communication and conflict resolution.

The 2014-15 officers are Lisa Seefeldt, President; Matthew Carpenter, VP of Fundraising; Andrew Liebhard, VP of College Relations; Samantha Ruppel, VP of Membership; Shanna Ruppel, VP of Scholarship; and Heather Wiederhold, VP of Leadership.

PTK Advisors are Sue Kinneston, LTC Testing Services Manager and Mary Kultgen, LTC Instructor.

“We are looking forward to an exciting year with a great group of new officers,” said Kinneston. “We see students grow so much from taking on this kind of leadership role.”

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at:

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