LTC Foundation



Student Scholarships Given to Over 3,000 Students

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Foundation Donations Over 5 Years

LTC Foundation

Formed in 1976, the LTC Foundation operates as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. It secures private sector support that benefits the students of Lakeshore.

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Supporting Dreams


Giving the gift of education is what the LTC Foundation is all about. Through the generosity of our donors we can give a gift that lasts a lifetime.


The LTC Foundation plays an important role in a student’s academic pursuit. Our aligned mission and purpose seek to assist students with the financial support to attend college.


The Lakeshore Technical College Foundation, Inc. enhances the productivity, profit, and leadership resources within the Lakeshore community.

Why Give

The LTC Foundation raises about $700,000 per year to support Lakeshore students. Funds that are raised support student scholarships, emergency grants for needs like gas or groceries, and program enhancements like our $6 million Froedert & Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Healthcare Excellence.

Scholarship Categories

Scholarship Application Deadlines

Fall 2024 Semester

The Fall 2024 Semester scholarship application is closed. Students will be notified by July 26, 2024, if they have been awarded a scholarship.

Student Stories

The LTC Foundation offers scholarships to new and continuing students pursuing a degree or technical diploma in one of our 70+ programs offered.

Scholarship applicants are considered for all available opportunities with the submission of one online application each semester.

The online application for student scholarships for fall 2024 applications will open February 1st. All applications must be submitted by June 1, 202, to be considered for a spring 2024 scholarship.


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Scholarship is one of our initiatives. The LTC Foundation operates two scholarship cycles each year in November and April to award more than 70 scholarships for all areas of programming. One application is completed by a student and their qualifications are measured against every award for eligibility. The LTC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Committee will administer your scholarship and select award winners based on the donor’s criteria. Award winners will be announced each time the award is made. To create a new scholarship, please contact Christine Loose, Executive Director of the LTC Foundation, at 920.693.1700 or at Let us help you to create a scholarship of your own!

The LTC Foundation, Inc. supports many programs to meet the needs of the future. Interested in sponsoring a specific program? As the campus and needs of LTC grow, the LTC Foundation, Inc. plays an important role in partnering private-funding of campus projects. If you are interested in participating in a building project, please contact us at or 920.693.1000. Naming rights may be available for specific projects.



The LTC Foundation is the receiving agent for all in-kind, non-cash contributions made to Lakeshore Technical College.

Campaign for Oral Health: We are raising funds to start a Dental Hygiene program at Lakeshore Technical College. There is a shortage of Dental Hygienists throughout the counties Lakeshore serves as well as nationwide. In addition, we are raising funds for student scholarships. We can meet the needs of 1/3 of our students who apply for scholarships each semester. Students who receive a scholarship have a 25% higher graduation rate than their peers who do not receive a scholarship.



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LTC Foundation Scholarship Golf Event 2024!


  • Date: July 17, 2024
  • Place: Kohler's Blackwolf Run, featuring the Meadow Valleys and Baths Courses

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Additional Event & Scholarship Details

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All proceeds support student scholarship programs at Lakeshore Technical College.


Foursomes: include all golf fees, cart, lunch at midway, beverages (2), bottled water, a sleeve of Taylormade golf balls, and special patio progressive at Baths course patio after play.

Market value per Foursome is $1,450

More about the Baths at Blackwolf Run course:

  • Opened June 2021 this is a 10-hole, par 3, course with holes ranging from 60-170 yards.
  • 2-acre putting green course (with challenges) 18 holes (play any hole in any order).
  • Course was designed by Chris Luetzke, a 30-year veteran and protégé of Pete Dye, with partner Herb Kohler.
  • Riding carts are not available, but pull carts will be available. Small carry bags (free), hickory shafted clubs and rental clubs are available.

Our Dedicated Board Directors

The LTC foundation is fortunate to have dedicated board directors from all areas of our community. Our foundation board directors have various backgrounds in manufacturing, hospitality, small business, private, and public corporations, family foundations and more.

2023-2024 Board of Directors

  • Ross Niemi – President
    Executive VP and COO – The Metal Ware Corp.
  • Mike Mrdjenovich – Past President
    Retired – Hub International Ltd.
  • Mike McEvoy - Treasurer
    Executive VP and COO – Sargento Foods
  • Lee Van Boxtel
    President CMS – Bemis Manufacturing
  • Jesse Brotz
    HR Manager – Plastics Engineering Co.
  • Jutta Furca
    Sales Professional – Towsleys Inc.
  • Don Hammond
    Executive VP/CFP – M-Squared/Mersberger
  • Sister Jane Kinate
    Councilor, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
  • John C. Miller
    Retired – Miller – St. Nazianz, Inc.
  • Ryan Neville
    President Northeast Market – Froedtert Holy Family Memorial
  • Randall Roethel
    Representative – Principal Financial Services, Inc.
  • Justin Selle
    President and CEO – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital
  • Sachin Shivaram
    CEO – Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry
  • Paul Weaver
    Business Developer
  • Mike Vander Zanden
    President and CEO – Amerequip
  • Cassie Zinkel
    Senior Talent Acquisition – Kohler Company

Emeritus Directors

  • Jeff Deprez
    Executive Director, Great Lakes Training and Development Center
  • Neil Desmond
    Vice President/General Manager, Ametek
  • Don McAdams
    Retired, Johnsonville Sausage LLC
  • Steve Mirecki
    President, Color Craft Graphic Arts

Contact Us

Our LTC staff members are here to help and answer any of your questions regarding the Foundation, alumni, donations, or scholarships.

Our Team

Kristy Liphart

Vice President of Institutional Advancement


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Christine Loose

Executive Director of the LTC Foundation


Kim Koeppen

Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement


LTC Foundation, 1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, WI 53015