Keri joined the Lake Area Tech team in January 2023 as an Agriculture instructor. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture and a Master’s degree in Soil Fertility from South Dakota State University. Keri’s experience includes 24 years at SDSU working with the Corn Project, Soils Lab, and Seed Lab; and nine years with SGS in the research department. She and her husband, Joe, live on an acreage by White, SD. They have three grown children and four amazing grandkids. On their ranch, you’ll find three dogs, two horses, chickens, and more cats than needed. In their free time, they enjoy camping and playing with their grandkids.