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Lake Area Technical College Student Awarded National Occupational Therapy Scholarship

Posted on: April 10, 2017   |   Category: News

For immediate release.

April 10, 2017

Watertown, SD – The American Occupational Therapy Foundation has awarded the Carlotta Welles Scholarship to Angus Lochhead, second-year Occupational Therapy Assistant student at Lake Area Technical College in Watertown, SD.  Angus is from Claremont, CA.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet a number of requirements which include attending a two-year college, being enrolled in an Occupational Therapy Assistant program, and the student must be affiliated with the American Occupational Therapy Association. Additionally, the applicant is ranked based on public service, references, and completion of an essay.

Lake Area Technical College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director Julie Kalahar said, “This is a huge honor for an OTA student and well deserved as Angus is exceptional.  This indicates he is ranked very high nationally.”

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Lake Area Technical College is a rigorous 20-month program emphasizing lecture, laboratory experience, discussion, demonstration, and off-site fieldwork experiences.