LTC honors students, community leaders at awards banquet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

5/22/2017

Cindy Howley of Kohler
Alumna — Cindy Howley of Kohler receives her award from LTC President, Michael Lanser at Lakeshore Technical College during the College's 46th annual Awards Banquet
Paul Bartelt of Vollrath
Ed Leadership — Paul Bartelt of Vollrath receives his award from LTC President, Michael Lanser at Lakeshore Technical College during the College's 46th annual Awards Banquet

CLEVELAND, WI – 

On May 12 Lakeshore Technical College recognized students for their achievements in and out of the classroom and named its 2017 Educational Leadership and Alumna of the Year award winners.

Cindy Howley, Manager of Kohler Stewardship & Associate Events, was named Alumna of the Year.  The Alumna of the Year Award is given annually to an LTC graduate who has achieved both professional and personal success.

Howley graduated from LTC with an associate degree in the paralegal program. She continued to advance her career and education by returning to school and earning a bachelor's degree in business management from Cardinal Stritch University and a certificate in corporate citizenship leadership from Boston College.

Howley has been employed with Kohler Co. for over 30 years and credits her start at LTC for launching her career.

Receiving the college's Educational Leadership award was Paul Bartelt, President and CEO at Vollrath in Sheboygan. The Educational Leadership Award is given annually to an individual who exhibits outstanding service above self in building an educational foundation to help others become their personal best.

Bartelt earned bachelor's and master's degrees in metallurgical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master's in business administration from the University of Iowa.

Bartelt has also been involved with other nonprofit boards including the Sheboygan Youth Sailing Club, Nourish, Family Resource Center of Sheboygan County Inc., United Way of Sheboygan County Annual Campaign, the Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan, the Sheboygan Boys & Girls Club and Lake Country Academy.

Student awards recognized program excellence and club involvement.  Winners are listed below by their Wisconsin hometown unless otherwise noted:

Belgium
Joseph Weyker, Welding - Industrial Program

 Brillion
Tyler Foulk, Nuclear Technology program and Phi Theta Kappa Beta Lambda Sigma Chapter        

Brownsville
Joshua Wroblewski, Agribusiness Science & Technology program             

Cedar Grove
Dustin Runkel, Nuclear Technology program; Shawn Strey-Didier, Auto Maintenance program

Cedarburg
Peter Newman, Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program      

Cleveland
Hayden Herrmann, Welding Fabrication Technician program; Debra Kiser, Sustainable Landscape Horticulture program; Matthew  Koerber, IT-Web and Software Developer program, Jim Quinn, Electro-Mechanical Technology program; Rachel Smith, Phi Theta Kappa Beta Lambda Sigma Chapter and LTC Student Government Association

Howards Grove
Tyler Janssen, IT – Network Specialist

Kewaskum
Jill Hand, Agribusiness Science & Technology program

Kiel
Bryan Jeanty, CNC Technician program; Bernie Weiler, Machine Tool Operation program              

Manitowoc
Tylor Clark, Auto Collision Club; Jonathon Dishinger, Fire Medic program; Gerald  Gorin, Criminal Justice Student Association; Josh Leonard, Weld Club; Jessica McBride, Accounting program and Business Professionals of America; Kee Moua, Welding Fabrication Technician program; Carly Moulton, LTC Student Government Association; Wesley Pautz, WTCS State Ambassador, Mark Pearson, Electro-Mechanical Technology program and Wind Energy Technology program; Quinton Schanilec, Auto Maintenance Club; Austin Sopel, Wind Power Association; Patricia  Szyman, LTC Student Government Association; Tong Thor, IT-Network Specialist program; Chuckie Vang, Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician program; Wade Wagner, IT - Computer Support Specialist program; Bouh Bai  Yang, IT - Computer Support Specialist program

New Holstein
Sara Mitchell, Human Resource Administration program               

Newton
Christopher Klein, Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician program

Oostburg
Nicole Brill, Graphic & Web Design program; Jonathan Conradt, Business Management program               

Plymouth
Penny Kober, Medical Assistant program; Erik Tetschlag, Horticulture Club

Port Washington
Samantha Kluck, Human Resource Administration program

Random Lake
Michael  Vojnovich, Maintenance Technician program    

Sheboygan
Jonathan Back, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Club; Amy Becker, Accounting program; Emile Blasczyk, Graphic & Web Design program; Brittany Derus, Hospitality Club; Vanessa Drapes, Society of Human Resource Management Student Chapter; Kyle Dulmes, Welding - Industrial program; Noah Fenner, Administrative Professional program, Nathan Fritz, CNC Technician program; Jesika Graeber, Medical Assistant Club; Gillian Gugel, Early Childhood Education program; Antonio Padilla, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement program; Jacob Resnick, Marketing program; Cindy Teschan, Medical Assistant program; Rebecca Thomas, Destination: Create Club; Rachel  Veenendaal, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement program and Trevor J. Casper Service Excellence Award; Patricia Windle, Hotel/Hospitality Management program; Mailine Yang, Early Childhood Education program

Sheboygan Falls
Desarae Rohde, Lakeshore Chapter of the Student Nurses Association

Two Rivers
Andrea Pickard, Health Information Management program; Blake Schermetzler, Wind Energy Technology program

Valders
Lori Krueger, Paramedic Technician program; Tracy Neu, Sustainable Landscape Horticulture program

Waldo
Kelsie Ernst, Nursing-Associate Degree program; Constance Richgruber, Medical Coding Specialist

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: gotoltc.edu.

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