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Career Planning Champions Recognized with LTC Awards
CLEVELAND, WI —
Lakeshore Technical College honored seven educators and business leaders who excel in promoting career planning in Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties at the Celebration of K-12 Partnerships on February 22.
Three award categories recognized outstanding educators and businesses for their contributions to career and technical education: LTC Partnership Awards for educators who demonstrate a strong partnership with LTC; Academic and Career Planning Awards for teachers or counselors who are involved in career planning for students; and Education and Business Partnership Awards for businesses who have established partnerships schools in order to expand career education.
LTC Partnership Award recipients included Tina Lemmens, Math and Computer Science Technology Teacher at Mishicot High School and Dr. Bill Klein, Principal of Central High School.
Academic and Career Planning Awards were given to Jacob Sherman, Technology Education Teacher at Plymouth High School; Jamie Brown, School Counselor at Reedsville High School; and Beth Roehl, Family and Consumer Education Teacher at Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah High School.
Education and Business Partnership Award recipients included Scott Kuehn, Technical Recruiter for Bemis Manufacturing Company and Jamie Zastrow, Executive Director for Manitowoc County Home Builders Association.
“We were thrilled to host this fantastic celebration on our Cleveland campus in honor of outstanding educators and businesses who advance career and technical education in our communities,” said LTC President Paul Carlsen. “With their leadership and dedication, more students than ever before are getting the opportunity to become college and career ready while still in high school.”
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.<.p>
LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by WalletHub.com, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.
Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.