FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
CLEVELAND - Recent LTC graduate, Jacob Tarnowski, of Kiel was selected to receive the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship for the 2015-16 school year at the University of Wisconsin - Stout. The scholarship is for students who transfer directly from two-year colleges and are members of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. In addition, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25, and have been accepted to UW-Stout.
Tarnowski's transfer to UW-Stout was made easier through the Universal Transfer Agreement between UW and WTCS that went into effect on July 1, 2014. The agreement allows UW or technical college students to transfer with the assurance that they will satisfy general education or general degree requirements at the receiving institution.
Tarnowski enrolled in the Information Technology - Web and Software Developer program at LTC in September 2014 and was inducted into LTC's Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 2, 2015. He will receive $1,500 and major in game design and development-computer science at UW-Stout.
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 200,500-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.