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Lori Jacobson


Lori joined the Lake Area Tech team in September 2021 as an English instructor. She attended South Dakota State University in Brookings and earned a BA in English and an MA in Literature and Creative Writing. She also took several journalism, linguistics, and history classes. Lori taught Composition 101 for two years at South Dakota State University; served as an Assistant Librarian for eight years in high school and in college libraries; she wrote the poetry curriculum for a high school Credit Recovery class;  worked as the editor of the Volga, SD newspaper group for seven years, and tutors students. Her ultimate personal interest is creative writing and creative non-fiction, short stories, novels, poetry, humorous articles and even obituaries. Her audience ranges from preschoolers to adults. She is a voracious reader of all genres and enjoys sewing clothing and crafts, dabbling with sketching, painting, and occasionally strums a few cords on her acoustic guitar. Lori loves listening to music and audiobooks, her favorite season is winter, and she harbors an insatiable curiosity!

Lori Jacobson
General Education/English