Student Success Stories

Advancing student success is a major goal of Lake Land College’s strategic plan. These profiles are of students and alumni who exemplify success. Their stories inspire us.

Chandra Smith

Chandra said making the effort to take an interest in others’ wellbeing is a quality she experienced in the teaching at Lake Land College and is one she could continue to utilize in her everyday life and career as an occupational therapist at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur. Read more.

Tyson Schulte

Reflecting on his time at Lake Land, Tyson said were it not for the connections he made while at Lake Land, he did not think he would have had as many opportunities as he did. Read more.

Sarah Locke

While at Lake Land, Sarah was active in several extracurricular activities. She credits those experiences and the quality education she received at Lake Land as a solid foundation for the success she has experienced beyond Lake Land. Read more.

Kallie Koester

While on campus, Kallie was active in the Radio/TV program and also served as a Student Ambassador. Kallie said she thanks her educators and mentors throughout the years for her success. Read more.

Bruce Shamhart

Bruce credits the Building Construction Technology program at Lake Land for adequately preparing him for his career and providing him the opportunity to make an impact in the construction field. Read more.

Share a Story

Be an inspiration to other Lake Land College students! Tell us about your experience or how Lake Land has made an impact on your life. We love to hear how our students are achieving their goals and making a difference. Take a moment to share your success story.

Know of a student that is succeeding because of his or her experience at Lake Land College? Nominate them to be featured as a success story.