LTC honors students, community leaders at awards banquet
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Alumnus – Marc Franco, mechanical designer/drafter, Herman Miller/Nemschoff, speaks after receiving the Alumnus of the Year award at LTC’s 2012 awards banquet.
CLEVELAND, WI –
On May 11 Lakeshore Technical College recognized 46 students for their achievements in and out of the classroom and named its 2012 Educational Leadership and Alumnus of the Year award winners.
Marc A. Franco, a mechanical designer/drafter with Herman Miller/Nemschoff, was named Alumnus of the Year. A two-time graduate of LTC, Marc earned a degree in Machine Tool Operation in 2007 and a degree in Mechanical Design Technology in 2009.
As an employee of Herman Miller/Nemschoff, Marc was selected to serve as a “Project Japan” volunteer to help design and manufacture basic furniture for the 2011 Tsunami victims of Japan. Marc assisted victims in two Japanese cities, Ishinomaki and Onagowa, as part of an international team designing and building prototypes and 450 pieces of furniture during his 14 day stay.
In addition to his work in Japan, Marc volunteers with Sheboygan and Manitowoc organizations to rebuild local communities.
Receiving the college's Educational Leadership award was Daniel J. Shannon, Supervisor, Health Physics Operations, for the Kewaunee Power Station-Dominion. Shannon has been a champion of education for LTC and the region, providing technical guidance and expertise by serving as an adjunct instructor, board member and chair of the Nuclear Technology Advisory Committee.
Dan plays an instrumental role in ensuring the success of LTC students and the future workforce trained through LTC's Nuclear Technology Program.
Student awards recognized program excellence and club involvement. Winners are listed below by their Wisconsin hometown.
John Narbatovics, Auto Collision Club.
Tristam Westphal, Pharmacy Technician Program.
Sophia Herrera, Nursing--Associate Degree Program.
Charlene King, Paralegal Program.
Kayla Schulz, Pharmacy Technician Program.
Nathan Dernovsek, Wind Energy Technology Program.
Kyle Froh, Horticulture Technician Program.
Roy Metz, WTCS State Ambassador—Outgoing.
Jessica Barts, Medical Administrative Specialist/Transcriptionist Program and Medical Administrative Specialist/Transcriptionist Club; Katie Kissinger, Nursing--Associate Degree Program and Lakeshore Chapter of the Student Nurses Association; Christine Mackay, Horticulture Technician Program; William Nicholson, IT--Network Specialist Program.
Michelle Behm, Criminal Justice Student Association; Bryce Buntin, Business Management Program; Lisa Hunt, Business Management Program; Caleb Madson, Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician Program; Adam Schwoerer, Mechanical Design Club; Tyler Steinbrecher, Mechanical Design Technology Program; Zachary Tadych, Criminal Justice--Law Enforcement Program; Lois Vasquez, Student Government Association Leadership.
Sandra Swetlik, Medical Assistant Program.
Miranda Wernecke, Criminal Justice--Law Enforcement Program.
Jacob Hollyfield, Student Government Association Leadership.
Victoria Johns, Human Resource Administration Program; Gerald Stoelb, Nuclear Technology Program.
Matthew Antes, United Web and Marketing Association and WTCS State Ambassador—Incoming; Tracy Arens, Medical Assistant Club; Christine Barchacky, Accounting Program; Stefanie Bradford, Medical Transcription Program; Benjamin Demers, Graphic and Web Design Program; Nicole Gaus, Hospitality Club; Dmytro Glazunov, ITS--Global Business Administration Program; Susie Granzow, Sustainability Club; David Hartmann, Supply Chain Management Program; Debra Hauer, Lakeshore Chapter of the Society for Human Resource; Jessica Heinen, Administrative Professional Program; Katharine Jennerman, Hotel/Hospitality Management Program; Jordan Justus, Student Government Association Leadership; Olivia Lee, Accounting Program; Angie Schroeder, Supervisory Management Program; Peter Schwartz, Supervisory Management Program; Julie Thomas, Phi Theta Kappa Leadership.
Timothy DeGroff, Mechanical Design Technology Program; Troy Pool, Information Technology Club; Raelynn Wentz, IT-Computer Support Specialist Program.
Krystal Thorman, Dairy Herd Management Program.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering 100 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 educational opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland; additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc and LTC Sheboygan; Community Education Centers at area high schools in Kiel, Mishicot, 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, 79% 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.