Samantha joined the Lake Area Technical College team in August 2013. She is a 2010 graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. In 2016, she received a Masters of Science in Nursing Degree from Kaplan University and is currently attending South Dakota State University for her PhD in Nursing. She worked a short time at St. Mary’s Healthcare Center in Pierre then moved to Watertown where she continues to work on the Medical/Surgical/Pediatric floor at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System. Samantha is married and has two daughters, Everlie and Ellesyn, and one son, Griffin. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, crafting, sewing, and spending time with friends and family.