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Gov. Noem to Speak at Annual Governor’s Luncheon April 19

Posted on: April 8, 2024   |   Category: News
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For Immediate Release
April 8, 2024

WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical College will host the 22nd Annual Governor’s Luncheon on Friday, April 19, from 11:30 am -1:00 pm at the Lake Area Tech Student Event Center (Level 4 of the Student Center). The Honorable South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem will deliver the keynote address.

Since 2002, the Lake Area Technical College Foundation, in partnership with South Dakota’s Governors, has held the event in support of student scholarships and campus improvements.  Previous South Dakota Governors who have presented at the Governor’s Luncheon include Governor’s Dennis Daugaard and Mike Rounds.

Event tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased by calling 882-5284 ext. 292 or at www.lakeareatech.edu.  If you are a Lake Area Tech Alumni, acknowledge your graduation year and receive a $5 discount.  The deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, April 17 at 12 Noon.

The Lake Area Technical College Governors Luncheon is being underwritten by the Watertown Area Community Foundation. This event is open to the public. 


About Lake Area Technical College

Founded in 1965 as the first technical school in South Dakota, Lake Area Technical College offers comprehensive technical education in 31 high-demand fields. Lake Area Tech has been nationally recognized as a leader in technical education with a strong record of success: 

  • More than 2,600 students
  • 23,000+ graduates
  • 99% of graduates are employed or continuing education
  • 84% of graduates live and work in South Dakota
  • 2017 recipient of the National Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

For more information www.lakeareatech.edu