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High School Students Receive Lake Land College Tuition Waiver

Posted on December 2, 2019

Six in-district high school students were selected for a Lake Land College tuition waiver at the recently held Manufacturing Day in Effingham County. Waiver recipients were selected following the Manufacturing Day event which is one of several events held across the nation to inspire students to consider careers in modern manufacturing.

Six in-district high school students were selected for a Lake Land College tuition waiver at the recently held Manufacturing Day in Effingham County. Pictured from left to right are tuition waiver winners Kelli Stuemke and Mackenzie Boles, both of Altamont High School.

Recipients of the tuition waiver are Josh Bowlin, Effingham High School; Gabriel Schuette, Effingham High School; Lane Mietzner, Effingham High School; Mackenzie Boles, Altamont High School; Kelli Stuemke, Altamont High School; and Xaden Childress, Beecher City High School.

The new waiver, designed to reach students interested in the high demand manufacturing industry, will help students achieve the goal of accessing a fulfilling career in the local area.

“Providing students with this tuition waiver is an incredible way for Lake Land to help encourage students interested in a manufacturing career to attend college and explore the opportunities available to them,” Lisa Shumard-Shelton, director of dual credit and honors experience, said.

The waiver is for the amount of tuition up to three credit hours. The waiver can be used for any Lake Land College credit based course and must be used for the summer 2020, fall 2020 and/or spring 2021 semesters. Students are responsible for all related fees.

For more information about Lake Land College and the dual credit opportunities available, visit lakelandcollege.edu/dual-credit or contact Shelton at 217-234-5044 or lshumard-shelton@lakelandcollege.edu.

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