FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI —
Lakeshore Technical College has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for its 2016-17 comprehensive annual financial report.
LTC earned the recognition for its current budget which was prepared by its Financial Services Department. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
“LTC achieved this honor for the twenty-second consecutive year,” said LTC President Paul Carlsen. “This award recognizes LTC’s accountability and responsibility to the taxpayers in our district. We are proud to continually meet the highest standards for publishing comprehensive annual financial reports that are transparent and provide full disclosures.”
The Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of nearly 19,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners.
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.