Lake Area Tech Student Wins National Outstanding Student Award

March 27, 2018

For immediate release.

WATERTOWN, SD – Aric Leadabrand, Robotics and Electronics student at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, was presented the 2018 Outstanding Student Award last week at the American Technical Education Association National Conference in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Brooks Jacobsen, Lake Area Tech Robotics Instructor/Program Supervisor and Chair of the ATEA Awards committee, presented the award.

The American Technical Education Association national awards are annual recognition of the outstanding performance for technical students, technical faculty, and technical programs. The nomination process includes letters of endorsement by college administrators, colleagues, students, businesses or organizations with a relationship to the program through hiring students, statement by nominee of their work and role in technical education and service, awards, accreditations, curriculum and participation with ATEA.

 

Photo: Aric Leadabrand (middle), Robotics and Electronics student at Lake Area Technical Institute accepted the 2018 Outstanding Student Award at the ATEA National Conference last week. Pictured with Leadabrand are Dr. Bryan Albrecht (left), President of the ATEA Board of Trustees, and Brooks Jacobsen (right), Lake Area Tech Robotics Instructor/Program Supervisor and Chair of the ATEA Awards committee.