LTC Students Earn Honors at national Business Professionals of America Leadership Conference



Seven LTC students competed in the 2015 Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA from May 6-10. From R to L are Jaime Adkins, Program Advisor Gordy Rosploch, Linda Penke, Rebecca Gagnon, Brianna Sprague, Grace Janke, and Geri Gilbert. Not pictured is Atiq Khan.


Seven Lakeshore Technical College students recently competed in the 2015 Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA. The students earned the trip based on their success during the State BPA Convention in February which was held at LTC for the first time ever.


Thousands of students from across the country gathered at the conference from May 6-10 to compete, showcase their business skills and develop their leadership acumen.


Brianna Sprague took first place in Advance Interview Skills and Jaime Adkins took 2nd place in Integrated Office Applications. Top ten finishers were Brianna Sprague in Advance Spreadsheet Applications, Brianna Sprague and Jaime Adkins in Database Applications, and Atiq Khan in Computer Network Technology.


"We have an excellent BPA program at LTC and a lot of hard work goes into it," said LTC President Michael Lanser. "That certainly is showing up in these results and any employer who hires our BPA participants will be fortunate."


Students who went to nationals were Brianna Sprague, Jaime Adkins, Atiq Khan, Geraldine Gilbert, Rebecca Gagnon, Grace Jenke, and Linda Penke. BPA Program Advisors are Gordy Rosploch, Information Technology Instructor and Bonnie Silbernagel, LTC Accounting Program Instructor.

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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