Costner joined the Lake Area Tech team in August 2022 as a Precision Technology Ag Instructor. He is a graduate of North Dakota State University, majoring in General Agriculture. His background experience includes working on the family farm milking until 2012 and raising beef cattle and crops. Costner worked as a hired hand on a grain farm in Hankinson, ND, and he also landscaped in high school. In his free time, he loves football, farming, and family. He also enjoys listening to country music, hunting pheasants, fishing, and working on equipment.