John C. Miller Named Technical Education Champion by State District Boards Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1/21/2015


John Miller displays the Technical Education Champion Award with his wife, Kate and Victor González, Co-Chair of the Associations Marketing, PR and Awards Committee. 

CLEVELAND, WI – 

John C. Miller of Kohler was recognized on January 15 by the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association with their Technical Education Champion Award at a ceremony held at the Concourse Hotel in Madison. The Technical Education Champion Award recognizes an individual or organization for outstanding contributions to a local technical college district or the Technical College System. 

Miller has been instrumental in a number of Lakeshore Technical College Student Success initiatives. He founded the Financial Literacy program for LTC students as personal finances are often a barrier to degree completion.  He also funded the Students of Color Scholarships which provides tuition, program fees, and student support annually to 10 students of color in an underrepresented population. Miller also helped create the LTC Bridge Program which assists beginning college students and Adult Basic Education students in transitioning to college degree programs.

Miller served as the honorary Chairman of the KOHLER Center for Manufacturing Excellence Capital Campaign which $2.5 million dollars in order to expand and remodel facilities to increase not only the number of students but to also increase their skill level to meet local employer demand. 
John and his wife, Kate, live in Kohler and have two sons.

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 211,900-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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