Nash Colberg – Alumni Profile
Nash Colberg, Watertown, SD
Business/Marketing & Management, Class of 2023
Why did you choose to attend Lake Area Tech? I chose Lake Area Tech for the opportunity to be taught by instructors who have industry experience. I also believed a two-year degree would give me insight as to where I wanted to go next in life (which it did). I was extremely pleased with my experience at Lake Area Tech and it enabled me to hit the ground running immediately after college.
Where are you employed today? Haugan Nelson Realty
When was the last time you visited campus? Last week (September 2023)
What was your favorite thing about Lake Area Tech? My favorite part of attending Lake Area Tech would have to be the sense of community. Within every major offered here, I believe students build long-lasting relationships with one another, however, it doesn’t stop there. I also was able to create long-lasting relationships with my instructors and several of the staff. Outside of that, being a part of Lake Area introduced me to several opportunities to become involved with the community of Watertown and those who help improve this great city!
What was the biggest lesson you learned at Lake Area Tech? One of the biggest lessons I learned while attending Lake Area Tech would be how much opportunity there is in this world. In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, every industry has new opportunities and I believe Lake Area helped me take advantage of those opportunities.
What made you want to continue your education? I did not know exactly what I wanted to do when graduating high school, however, through my classes at Lake Area I realized what steps I wanted to take next!
What advice would you give a current Lake Area Tech student? I would suggest every student build long-term relationships with other students, instructors, and staff and get involved with his great community!
What makes you proud to be an Alumni of Lake Area Tech? I am proud to be a part of an innovative college that is continually producing graduates who are and will continue to be the backbone of many industries in this country.
What advice can you give to Lake Area Tech students that will be entering the workforce? There is more opportunity in the workforce than it seems like there has been in a long time! I would try to take advantage of these opportunities and keep striving for more!