Lake Area Technical Institute Receives a $10,000 Grant for Precision Ag Simulation Lab

August 16, 2018 Grant provided by Farm Credit Services of America Working Here Fund for Agriculture Education  WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical Institute received a $10,000 grant for an ag simulation lab.  The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund. Lake Area Technical Institute will use the Working Here Fund Grant to purchase …

LATI Receives United Way Mini Grants

July 19, 2018 Lake Area Technical Institute gratefully accepted two United Way Mini Grants today that were generously awarded to two LATI programs. The first was granted to the Occupational Therapy Assistant program’s Sensory Adventures Camp for specialized equipment for the camp use, and the second was granted to the LATI Health and Safety program for CPR manikins. The manikins …

Lake Area Technical Institute Included in Top SD Online Schools List

For immediate release. July 12, 2018 WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical Institute officials announced today that it has been named one of the Best Online Colleges in South Dakota for 2018 by TheBestSchools.org. Ranking guidelines include selecting the online colleges based on the quality of programs, types of courses and degrees offered, faculty strengths, as well as school awards, …

Lake Area Tech Student Wins Bronze at SkillsUSA National Conference

July 10, 2018 For immediate release   LOUISVILLE, KY – Josh Lee, from Sergeant Bluff, IA, a Law Enforcement student at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, earned a bronze medal in the Criminal Justice competition at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 26-29. In total, South Dakota had a delegation of 65 including students and …

Lake Area Tech Student Selected for Networking Academy Dream Team

For Immediate Release May 10, 2018   WATERTOWN, SD – Ryen Lindner, a Computer Information Systems student at Lake Area Technical Institute, has been selected for the 2018 Cisco Live Networking Academy Dream Team. Lindner is one of 10 students selected from nearly 70 applicants across the United States and Canada. The team members will represent their respective schools at …

Sesay Selected “Head of the Class” at Lake Area Tech

For Immediate Release May 10, 2018 WATERTOWN, SD – Moses Sesay, a second-year Custom Paint & Fab student at Lake Area Technical Institute, has been named the Malco “Head of the Class” recipient at LATI. The Malco student recognition program honors outstanding students graduating from career education programs including Autobody Repair. LATI Custom Paint & Fab Department Supervisor Todd Bretschneider …

Lake Area Tech Students Place at State SkillsUSA Competition

For immediate release May 1, 2018  WATERTOWN, SD – Students from the Lake Area Technical Institute SkillsUSA Chapter recently competed in the South Dakota State Leadership and Skills Conference competition held on the campus of Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, SD, and at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown for the Criminal Justice, Esthetics, and Computer Programming portions of …

Lake Area Tech Students Prepare For 13th Annual Car Show Event

For Immediate Release April 11, 2018   Proceeds Benefit Operation Black Hills Cabin  WATERTOWN, SD – The Lake Area Technical Institute Car Club will host its 13th annual Car Show for a Cause Saturday, May 5, 2018. The event takes place in the Lake Area Tech Automotive Technology building from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The car show entry fee …

Lake Area Tech Among Top 10 Tech-Savvy Community Colleges

For immediate release April 25, 2018  Watertown, SD – The Center for Digital Education (CDE) has announced the winners of its 2017-18 Digital Community Colleges Survey in which Lake Area Technical Institute earned a Top 10 spot in the Small Colleges category (under 5,000). The survey awards honor community colleges utilizing technology to engage students, collaborate with K-12 and other …