ANGIE DAVIDSON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Angie was

ANGIE DAVIDSON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Angie was

ANGIE DAVIDSON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Angie was always in her office and there to help students that had any questions. Matthew Repp HEIDI BIRDSONG

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Birdsong taught us to believe in ourselves and be the best nurses we can be. She took so much time out of her life to make sure we were prepared and understood the material. She was very easy to understand in her teaching methods, and she never talked down to us like we were not intelligent. Brianna Otto SCOTT RHINE

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Scott has a unique personality, and it made him very helpful and fun to learn from. Matthew Repp DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Helped me to orient in the field of study by informing me with what courses were necessary to accomplish my goal. Ulisses MedinaEspinosa ROB PLUMMER IS MAKING A Mr. Plummer was my instructor DIFFERENCE for many of my Fire Science

Technology core classes and really heightened my interest in my field of study. Mr. Plummer does his absolute best to see his students succeed and is the best instructor I have had the pleasure of learning from at Lake Land College. Kevin Simpson CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She went above and beyond to help me with her chemistry class. She was very kind and a very good instructor. She was always prepared for class and never failed to make us laugh. Erin Bradshaw GREG CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was very helpful, and I can honestly say that I learned more in his class than any other that I have ever taken. Deverick Mayfield HEIDI BIRDSONG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She was there and supported us students during the second semester. She was a mentor. Anissa Wildman DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was an amazing advisor and teacher. He helped me decided

which route to take with my degree in Criminal Justice, and he was always around to answer any questions that I had. Brandi Pippin KRISTA BURRELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Krista helped me out tremendously by telling me what classes I

needed to take to complete my degree. She was very patient with me and always returned my phone calls in a very timely manner. Megan Corrie JOHN LEBOLD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I e-mailed with John after he was no longer my advisor. He ALWAYS responded and was willing to help. He checked all my classes and recommended ones that transferred to Eastern.

Hillary Peters PEGGY STRANGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very helpful throughout the year and prepared me for a successful future.

Kylie Heuerman GINA KREKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She believed in me with anything I did. Mikala Bushue GINA KREKE

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE While on the floor, she helped me learn new techniques that I will always use. Tori Will GINA KREKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She really prepared me for the real world experience. She was

very knowledgeable about book work and compared it to real world situations to prepare me for the work force. All the other instructors were very knowledgeable and informed me very well, but when it came to being on clinic, Gina was very helpful. Alexis Osborn KRISTINE MARLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Great teacher. Always happy to help.

Jacklyn Beckman DAVE JOHNSON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was a great coach and helped me get on track to graduating.

Bria Walker HEIDI BIRDSONG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Birdsong was very compassionate and patient with me in the classroom setting. When I was struggling, she was there with 100% support. I want to thank her for all her positive words and kindness she showed me. I do look up to her as a positive role model.

Neeli Miller SHANNON HOOKS IS MAKING A She was a wonderful instructor that was very concerned with DIFFERENCE all of her students graduating and doing well! She was also always there for me anytime I needed someone to talk to. She realized that life outside of college continues to go on, even during nursing school! She also always let me know that she

had confidence in my abilities, even when I had questionable confidence in myself! Tomi Blanchard AMBER NIEBRUGGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was my counselor for TRIO during the Spring 2015 semester.

Sean Meyer DION BUZZARD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He knew when someone didn't understand and would go over it again. Daniel Lopez

BRENDA HUNZINGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Her hybrid online/lab class was great. I think that all of the online courses should be set up like hers. I learned and retained so much from the way she has her course set up. I've taken many online courses and hers was very well prepared and geared toward the actual course. She is very much an asset to

LLC. Lisa Blair PEGGY STRANGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me learn what I need to know for the cosmetology industry and gave me the confidence to set out and do it. Cheyenne

Devore MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I liked his classes the most and learned the most from them. Austin Simmons HEIDI

BIRDSONG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE First semester was difficult with switching teachers, clinical instructors, back and forth. Second semester was difficult, too, starting on newer, harder material with Mrs. Dow for a few weeks, then Mrs. Birdsong and Mrs. Beam switching and essentially tag-teaming the teaching of our class on campus. I will never forget that day in lab with Mrs. Birdsong the day she took over. We had just taken an OB test that didn't go very well for us. She played us a video from a college graduation. It was a very uplifting speech the man delivered. After the video had us all basically in tears, Mrs. Birdsong had an

equally uplifting and tearful speech to give to us. Between the video and Mrs. Birdsong, we all got one piece of advice: Just. Keep. Going. One test doesn't define you as a student. One test will not define your future career. We are exceptional people who have fought hard to be where we are and need to pick our sorry heads up and continue that fight. It got me through the semester. It was that day we all knew we Wyatt got someone Lewis who was invested in us as we were in being here. ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Allen had helped me get into the program when the dealership did not want anymore tech students. He also helped me when I had trouble and answered any questions I had. He also made sure that I got to graduate and did not let me just quit. Alexander Stirek LORI RENTFROW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Lori was one of my nursing instructors who made a huge impact on my time here at Lake Land College. She was always willing to help, listen, or explain things that you didn't quite understand the first time. Taylor Runge SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He genuinely cares about his students and goes to great lengths to help them succeed. Kris Taylor MEGAN STEWART IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was a great listener and gave very good advice in addition to knowing the field very well.

Rebecca Hoene SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was very attentive to taking care of his students. Eric Spiker

SHELLE HARTZEL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was amazing in all ways. Rachael Luesse LEO KITTEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He always helped me out when I came to him for help. He would stay after class just to help me out if I was struggling. Evan Welz JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was a great teacher and really helped me become a better

student. Devin Mosier MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He knew what he was teaching and went above and beyond to make sure you understood it too. Evan Huber

ANGIE DAVISON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was my counselor and always made sure I was aware of what to expect. Thomas Dison SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Scott Rhine challenged me intellectually to think outside the box by showing me what can be done with the knowledge I am acquiring. Thomas Dison MARKO MOHLENHOFF IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Marko is very dedicated to the TRiO program and to the students that are in the program. He is a fine addition to the college. He contributes so much to the students and the college and has made the relationship between the students and the college so much stronger. He is still working on making improvements anywhere that he can to benefit both students and the college. I would like to recognize him for all of the effort that he puts into it and all of the good that comes out of it. I give Marko credit for me making it all the way to the end. He gave of his time unselfishly and became my rock through the good times and the rough times. I could come to him with anything that I was having a problem with and he would work feverishly trying to help me find a solution. He gave me a lot of good advice, and he encouraged me all the way. I have never had the support of my family in pursuing my dream

of getting an education, and Marko made the biggest difference in my life by being my biggest fan. I wish that I could nominate him for man of the year, or better yet, hero of the year because that is what he has been to me. He gave me that extra little push that JuliaI needed Fasking and now I can proudly say that I am going to graduate. SHELLE HARTZEL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She was extremely helpful at helping learn at my own pace. She was always enthusiastic and prepared for class. Rachel Hubbartt HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Helen was caring, and she believed in all her students. She was helpful and passionate about her job.

Summer Cusick ED THOMAS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ed Thomas' Intro to Speech class was very structured. He made sure that students were on time and that way there weren't any interruptions. Ed always showed up to class with enthusiasm and was prepared. He didn't use slides. He taught class out of the book. He was very encouraging in speech writing. Ed made

me realize how much I love giving speeches, so much that I chose to change my major to Speech Communications. Steven Brown BRENDA HUNZINGER IS MAKING A instructor for Biology 101. DIFFERENCE

Mrs. Hunzinger was my My first attempt at this course was in August 1995. I was highly UNsuccessful at it and had absolutely NO desire to take it again. Twenty years later, I'm currently enrolled in this course, and I actually enjoy it. Her style of teaching is engaging and causes you to want to know more about the subject. I'm not just memorizing the material, I'm learning it. That makes all of the difference in the world. Shelissa Jones

BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Lynch was my Economics I instructor in Spring 2015. I appreciate his lesson plan structure and style of teaching. He is very thorough and also goes the extra mile to ensure students are understanding the material and getting the most out of his course. I will be taking Econ II this fall for my last semester at Lake Land College and am looking forward to it. Shelissa Jones

MARIA NOHREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Nohren is very through when explaining a rationale. Shawna Ohl KIM DAVIS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She helped me get on the right track in my schooling. She quickly discovered what was a better "fit" for me as an academic advisor. Any time students need guidance in their education or career, students can always count on her with the best advice. She is a great asset to the Future Educators Association (FEA) Club as she give her students a plethora of career-related experiences. Sarah Rhoads HEATHER

NOHREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is a great counselor that answered all the questions I had about any degree or certificate that I wanted to learn more about. Sara Headrick HELEN HENDREN

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Helen was always there for support both morally and intellectually. She is full of knowledge and has helped out greatly in my time spent at Lake Land. Lindsy Wolke CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE She made a difference for me because she was an amazing help when it came to chemistry. I think for it being her first year teaching that she did an amazing job. Jessica Cloe CATHY BUNTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE As my previous advisor and one of my teachers, Cathy had an

outgoing and overall great spirit and always made me think outside of the box to explore new boundaries in and out of the classroom. My personal communication skills improved dramatically from attending her class. She will always be one of my favorite teachers and a good friend outside of Lake Land. Austin Ashworth EVA RITCHEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I took a speech class with Eva Ritchey as my instructor. She

made such a difference by her positive, outgoing, confident, and caring attitude. I strive to have the attitude that she does. The thing that I took most from this class was not how to give a speech, which I did learn how to do quite well, but how to present myself and how important having a great attitude is. How you think and act has a huge influence on you and everyone around you. Audrey Scott DUSTIN HEUERMAN

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE In my academic years, Mr. Heuerman was very helpful, professional, and knowledgeable with all the problems that life threw at me when it came to impacting my school outlook. Gayle Hays TATUM HAWKINS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Although I didn't get the grade I wanted, she was very helpful to me. Nicholas Martina HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is the best instructor that I have had at Lake Land. When I

needed her, she went beyond what was expected and has helped me along my college career. Shanah Franklin BRENDA HUNZINGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE coursework at a proper level for

While still teaching college students, Brenda made her classes fun and always did what she could to make sure everybody understood what was being taught. In addition, I appreciated the kindness that she showed to myself and other students on a daily basis. To make a long story short, teachers like Brenda are the people who make students want to come to school every day. Alex Jobe

BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Brian Lynch always made an effort in trying to help me succeed. He always encouraged me and was available whenever I needed him. He was friendly and easy to approach, which made seeking help a lot easier. I enjoyed all my classes with Mr. Lynch and would recommend him to anyone. Kristina Pollman BRENDA

HUNZINGER IS MAKING A After many years of being outDIFFERENCE of school I decided to go back. Mrs. Hunzinger was one of the first teachers that I had and made things very easy and very workable. She made me feel more comfortable with my degree choice (as for a short time she was my advisor) and helped me work towards that goal. More than anything she made classes interesting and challenging, creating a great environment for her students.

Justin Click CINDY PHIPPS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She answered any question I have ever had. She was available most of the time when I needed to ask a question. Throughout all of my classes, Ms. Phipps explained all of the problems thoroughly. Sierra Toner

MARIA NOHREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Maria always went above and beyond to ensure that I understood the materials studied. She had an open door policy and was always encouraging me to put forth my best effort. Kathleen Good TIFFANY GIBSON

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She made labs enjoyable and fun. Rachel Hager GREG CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A Mr. Capitosti is one instructor I will never forget. I could not DIFFERENCE

imagine anybody making chemistry enjoyable but that is his forte. When I struggled in chemistry, he always devoted his time to answering any questions I had and would even pull up my canvas quizzes to run through how to answer the questions properly. His drill sergeant style of lecturing encouraged me to keep going and to take chemistry seriously. He is the most dedicated professor I have had and his teaching ability/style is Sarah Mummel one of the many reason I enjoyed Chem II.

NANCY GRANT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Nancy became my mentor after my first class with her and within one year I exhausted all possible classes taught by her. She was the first one that made me aware of environmental hazards faced today and because of this, my lifestyle is not the same as it was two years ago. This year she has been kind enough to offer me a job in the backroom as a chemistry lab assistant and now potentially as a biology lab assistant. As I come to a close, I want to end with a quote she told me

recently. "Evil triumphs when good men do nothing." I will never forget this quote and will apply it to all endeavors within my field of Sarah Mummel study. Nancy has affected my life, and I will never forget her. JOHN CARPENTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Great advisor. Very detailed.

Roger Smith DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE While taking his classes, I learned a great amount about my major. I feel this will be very helpful as I move on within the criminal justice field. Kyle Matthews

BEN COHAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He made Art History really fun! Rachel Hubbartt ANGIE DAVISON IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Very nice and helpful! Cassandra Weddle LARA BACINO IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I absolutely loved going to her classes. Lara just made class so fun and relatable. She was so passionate about psych that it

was interesting to learn. I have fallen in love with psychology, and I credit that to her because she was such a great teacher! You can see that she truly loves her students and is just down to earth and up front with us. I think that is part of being a teacher. If students can't relate to you on some level, then I think they have a harder time learning from you. She might not Kalen remember me, but I'll definitely remember her! Pennington DUSTIN

HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Great instructor. Taught me a lot and allowed me to enter the world of law enforcement by providing me with an internship at Mattoon police department. Jose Hernandez LISA EARP IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE I was in her Automated Office Procedures class in the Spring of 2015, and she really showed us how to work in a real working environment. It really opened my eyes to how much problems could arise in the office, and really taught you how to work in a team environment. She was my favorite instructor! Miranda Bricker BEN COHAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Ben prepared me very well for transferring. With some aspects, I was ahead of my classmates at EIU. Shelby Phipps HEATHER NOHREN IS MAKING A Heather has helped me in so many ways. Heather has been working with me since I was a sophomore

in high school and has been so DIFFERENCE helpful and easy to work with. She made sure I was on the right track and had all the classes I needed in order to get my Business Administration degree. She helped set up a plan for me that would work with my schedule and always made sure I got into the classes I needed to. She is a wonderful person, and I'm so thankful that I got the chance to work with her through the years. I wouldn't be where I am today if it weren't for her helping me get started on this process! Molly Yockey

Thank you, Heather! TOM CALDWELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Tom is a wonderful example of someone who is quite well-rounded. His interests range from forestry to the Life Sciences to the fine arts to music to film and on and on. His background in the military is yet another aspect of his fascinating personality. He is anything but one-dimensional. Thanks to Tom, I was able to

spend time working on the Tree-Care-Committee, and he has utilized his connections to people in Carbondale to introduce me to forestry societies that will be invaluable to me for business connections and field experience. Also, people from the IDNR and the Corps of Engineers seem to know Mr. Caldwell very well, which speaks volumes of how many activities, organizations, research projects, etc. that he is involved in all over the state of Illinois outside of work. This ambitious, brilliant, amicable, and charismatic man has affected so many different Rachel Finney people in so many positive ways. He is without a doubt a great asset to Lake Land College.

BRENDA HUNZINGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Brenda was incredibly supportive - emotionally and academically - throughout my experience at LLC. She is charismatic, passionate about the Life Sciences, and engaging with all of her students. She always made sure to relate the material to reallife applications and all of the content was available online - via powerpoint presentations as well as video lectures that incorporated the powerpoint presentations; such resources cater to different learning types. The video lectures helped the material to resonate even more for me. It's because of instructors like Mrs. Hunzinger that

students develop a strong interest in the Life Sciences, and for those who have already chosen that path, their passion is further amplified. Whenever I ran into problems with my work for the Corps of Engineers or had questions about the content in her class, her door was always open. Her high level of intellect, strength, positive attitude, and passion for life itself continues to inspire me every single day. Also, for women who Rachel Finney strive to work in STEM fields, Brenda is a wonderful role model. Her work at Lake Land College is truly invaluable.

JUDY BENNETT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was my Comp 1 teacher who made understanding difficult material easier. She also helped me by understanding why I choose to study another field and help me pursue in that field. She was always there to talk to about school or work related conflicts. Dustin Lowry

IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I took Ikemefuna for Microbiology and he was difficult teacher, but he knew what he was talking about. I remember the most information that I was taught in his class throughout my experience at Lake Land College. He did not only influenced me in Microbiology, but also in life in general. Autumn Potter

JOHN GENTRY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Opened my mind to a lot of new things in a subject I had hit a brick wall in so to speak. Matthew Edwards KATHLEEN

DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A She believes in every student.DIFFERENCE She encourages us and never puts us down. She always takes time with her students. She does go by the book but she always goes above and beyond to help her students succeed. It would have been easy to drop her classes when I was struggling. If I dropped her classes, I would have dropped out because I needed them. I talked to Kathleen, and she believed in me and encouraged me to keep pressing

on. I did, and I am just about to graduate. She is the best Linda Hood teacher I have had in college. TERESA LANG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is a great person to have around and have as an advisor. Nicole Waller

IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A He always made himself available for help and questions that I would have and never made DIFFERENCE me feel like my questions were elementary. He was not an "easy" professor by any means, but he was able to present the material in such a way that I was able to relate Microbiology to real life situations. I feel like his class has prepared me for the difficulty level that I will face

when I get into nursing school. Overall, he is a fabulous teacher, and I am truly blessed that I was able to take his class. Keri Clapp CHARLES JARRELL IS MAKING A He was my Intro to Education teacher and the division chair for DIFFERENCE Social Science. He always went

above and beyond for his students and made sure that they were getting the most out of the education as possible. When a lot of classes got cancelled this semester, he worked with me and got me into another class that I normally couldn't just so I could get the class in and graduate on time. Most teachers wouldn't do that for students, but he genuinely cares. Megan Cress SALISA OLMSTEAD

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was a great instructor. She went above and beyond her job. I learned a lot in her class and believe she really cares about her students. Shannon BabiarzCuller DAVID CHAMBERS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE understanding. He helps his He was very nice and students better understand the material/work. Also, he answers every question in detail. Furthermore, he responds back to emails quickly as well as does not only act like your professor, but a friend too, which can be helpful. All in all, I recommend taking one of his classes! Jessica Uselman

EMILY BUHNERKEMPE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Best teacher I ever had. Brian Mounce MARKO MOHLENHOFF

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Excellent listener, very helpful with ambiguities of life planning. Christian Brewster JAN STORM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Jan is the receptionist for Cosmetology, and she is so wonderful

at her job. She certainly makes a huge positive impact on the department, and I thank her for all that she does. She certainly cares about her job and students. For example, if there was something going on with me, she would ALWAYS check in on me and make sure that I knew she was thinking of me, which shows me she cares so much. She is genuinely a very wonderful, respectful woman and deserves some recognition. I Natasha Martin will miss her dearly. SHANE

ROGERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I almost certainly would not be able to graduate this semester without him and likely would not still be here. He was willing to help me with any problem at any time and was a very agreeable person. I only wish I could find the right way to thank him. Daniel Spires

ANDREA BRIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me have a better understanding of what I could do with my degree. Trisha Warman CLAIRE TORNOW

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I feel like she has made a difference of how I look at chemistry now. I used to not really like the class in high school but loved it in college. Olivia Oakley EVA RITCHEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Even though I still do not love to give speeches, I do think Eva

has helped me fix nervous habits that don't seem to affect me as much anymore. Olivia Oakley KRIS KERSEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE As I said before, he did an excellent job teaching the electrical part of this class, and I would highly recommend it to others.

Robert Pierce AMY DUCKETT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She goes above and beyond for her students day in and day out by being there for them. She is a positive influence and is very knowledgeable on anything you ask questions on. Jeanna Shull

BEN COHAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I spent a year taking one class just to keep in the school routine. His Drawing classes required and rewarded a mind to persevere and never let the work be done. This has helped me to write better papers in later classes. Dylan Best PEGGY

STRANGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very helpful and very organized. Megan Donnel CAROL STEAD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I really appreciated how she was always calm even when we all

needed her at once. She was also making everyone laugh and in the process she showed different tips to doing something faster or better. She gives little points on how to improve. Tiffany Neal CINDY PHIPPS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Cindy was very helpful with showing me what classes to take. She helped me realize that I am too hard on myself. She is an excellent teacher. She was always available to answer

questions. Candice Higgs LISA EARP IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Lisa taught me that if you work hard you will succeed. Her teaching methods helped me learn a lot about time management and organization. She was an excellent teacher, always available when needed. Candice Higgs

TYNIA KESSLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Tynia showed me that you should not second guess yourself. Do the best you can do and you will prevail. She helped me understand so much while I was here. Any question I asked she was happy to answer. Candice Higgs KRISTIN

DANIELS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was always so helpful and made you feel at ease. Natasha Simmons PEGGY STRANGE, AMY DUCKETT, KRISTIN DANIELS, KRISTINE

MARLER & MEGAN STEWART ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE All of the teachers in the Cosmetology department are absolutely wonderful. They push you to always do your best and never give up. They are very understanding, yet they challenge you to try new things and get away from your comfort zone. They have impacted my life more than they will

ever know, and I am truly grateful for that! Jennifer Fonner PEGGY STRANGE, AMY DUCKETT, KRISTINE MARLER & KRISTIN DANIELS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE instructors are amazing! Each one of them

All four of these taught me so much to prepare for life outside of college. At any time I needed something or was having a rough day with my home life, I knew I could go to any of them for help, advice, or support. Telsa Pool TYNIA KESSLER IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE She is an upbeat teacher who presents material in an interesting way. She cares for her students and loves teaching and it shows. Linda Hood SALISA OLMSTEAD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

I appreciate the way she goes above and beyond to help students. She is more than welcoming and has nothing but nice things to say about everyone. She truly cares about Lake Land and making sure you reach your goals. Abby Cougill DAVE BUDDE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Mr. Budde helped make sure the classes I needed to finish my degree were available online so I could finish. Austin Landreth JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was an excellent teacher and a great academic advisor.

Phillip Riley CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Staley was so flexible with me when I was offered my job in the middle of the semester. She worked with me so I could finish my class with her. Even though she wasn't my advisor, she took the time to sit with me and go over my classes for my degree and made very helpful suggestions on what classes to take.

Kelli Fonner MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Martha pushed me to a level I didn't know I had in me. She believed in me. In all honesty I wasn't that crazy about her at first, she was very intimidating, and I didn't think she cared about the success of her students. But she proved me wrong. I gained a lot of respect for her at the end of the course, and I will say she is probably one of the best teachers I have had

throughout my college experience. Jill Weishaar STACIE OZIER & SALISA OLMSTEAD ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE I had dropped my class and they helped me get back in it so I

could finish. I am very grateful for their help in letting me continue my class. Family issues had arisen and were quite over whelming at the time, but they worked with me and made it possible for me to continue. I am very thankful for what they did for me. Thank you so much! Darla Turner HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She is very helpful and is very interested in helping you further your education! Betsy Bogle KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathy helped me while I was trying to finish my internship and worked with me and my work schedule. She made a huge

difference in my education at LLC. Chelsea Clapp LISA BLUHM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE From the very beginning of my course, Lisa helped me out with understanding and how to accomplish tasks at hand. She was always there to aid me, even if it was not the subject she was instructing me on at the time. Lisa was always there for me,

everything from listening to walking through the processes. Debby Calvert SHELLE HARTZEL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She cared for her students. She adjusted schedules and explanations to enable her students to succeed. Every time I think back on my success at Lake Land, she is the first to come

to mind. Lake Land is very fortunate to have her. Leona Scott CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was always willing to help and was always prompt with answering questions. She never gave up on us and always told us to keep pushing!

Kelsey Fuqua SCOTT GRADLE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Professor Gradle really takes the time to help his students. Everyday he shows up with a smile on his face and ready to teach. You can tell that he really enjoys what he is teaching. I was never a science person but have really found my niche in his class. I very much enjoyed my time in his class! Jessica Howell

KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathleen helped me to select the correct order of classes and kept me on track toward my goal. Debra Hunter TARA WATSON

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Constant encouragement. Her comments made you want to do your best. She never forgets the little things that motivate a person to achieve their goals. A lot of instructors could learn from her; she is an outstanding teacher! 5 Stars! Jarod Maske JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He has done too much for me and others. He is the best the school has to offer. Terry Adams LISA MADLEM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Lisa was very professional, and I would like to thank her for giving me the opportunity to work with her.

Cassaundra Huff BRENDA HUNZINGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Even though my field of study is not biology, it was a required course. She had excellent lesson plans which allowed us to be able to succeed. Alicia Varney

CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is an awesome chemistry teacher and also helped me with applying to nursing school. If it was not for her, I would have been lost during the whole process. Heather Stephens

KRISTIN DANIELS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Daniels is ALWAYS there to help anyone. I love her teaching style. She always helps you understand what you are doing wrong but acknowledges what you are doing right as well. Kara Martin

KRISTINE MARLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Marler has always been there when I have needed advice pertaining to school or my career when I am done. She would build me up even when that was not what I came to her for. She is a great person and a very good educator. She helped me to realize I can do anything if I put the footwork in!

Kara Martin PEGGY STRANGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I love the way she teaches. She makes sure you understand. If she doesn't have an answer, she will get you one. She too is a great person and educator. Kara Martin

TYNIA KESSLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE If you are going to miss a class, she will spend the same amount of time as she would in class explaining the homework. She is a very helpful teacher. When you don't understand something, she will try to explain it more clearly until you do understand it. Shanna Killen

GREG POWERS & ED THOMAS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE Greg and Ed were both instructors of mine in broadcasting, both gave me great hands-on teaching, and really cared for my success in the classroom. Both have been great mentors for me in my years at Lake Land, and as I leave I will make sure in the future I have time to pay them a visit every now and then. Thank you, Greg and Ed! Connor Quick

BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I had taken his economics class back in 2010 and when I had dropped out, took some time off, and returned in 2014, I took economics 2 and he remembered me and encouraged me. I like it when teachers remember me and how much effort I put into my work and my grades. Samnika McKay

EVA RITCHEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was able to make something I did not like to do at all, give speeches, a little more easier and made her students feel comfortable. Jennifer Delaney LAURA DETERS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Mrs. Deters was my CNA class teacher. She explained everything very well and during clinicals, she taught us very good hands on experiences. She made me want to learn more. Shannon Sloan SHELLE HARTZEL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

I was really struggling with math, and she really took time to explain how things worked and never hesitated to take extra time to help! Amie Bunting KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was extremely nice all the time and always answered my questions. She was helpful when it came to finding my

internship that was flexible with my previous work schedule. She definitely made my experience in this program a good one. Kaytlin Stuckemeyer CHRIS KRAMER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Chris allowed me to work and be a part of the inaugural year for the Tech Team in the bookstore. This allowed me to gain a lot of experience working with customer problems and troubleshooting all things IT. She was extremely enthusiastic

and helpful while making sure we were taken care of and that everything was running smoothly. Her recommendation helped me to land a job in networking as well. Aaron Elzy KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I have enjoyed being a student of Kathleen's. She has helped

me so much along the way. Lyssa Michl SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Scott is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about all things information technology related. I never left a class without learning a lot of new material. He is always willing to take time to help his students especially when I started a full-time job

and we had to work around my schedule. If it wasn't for him, I may not have returned to classes and finished my degree. Aaron Elzy LISA BLUHM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I wanted to take the time to bring to your attention a teacher who goes above and beyond. Her name is Lisa Bluhm. I had her as a teacher for class and also an internship. Everything that she has taught me in my internship has definitely got me ready

for a job. Also, Lisa helped me before a job interview going over material I learned and also raising my confidence before this job interview. She did not have to do this but Lisa would go out of her way to help any student. Jean Miles ANDREA BRIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I attended Lake Land through online

courses the majority of my education. Being off campus, I was not in contact with teachers and counselors as often as on campus students. Andrea was just a phone call away and helped me over the phone if I had any problems registering or knowing the next step! I was very grateful to have her help during my experience. Alexandra Spellman BAMBI JONES IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE She was greatly helpful with my struggle in math and went above and beyond in helping make sure that I passed. Glenda Dufaux MATTHEW GRIEDER & BRUCE WALKER ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

They were both just great and made me think. Daniel Guenther ANDREA BRIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Andrea helped me with finding schools that would best suit me and did a lot of research for me. She was such a great help.

Kindra Brown KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I had her as a teacher for most of my classes. She answered questions and was very helpful in making sure I was taking classes that I needed to get my degree.

Brandi Brehmer DEB POWERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Deb was extremely helpful in assisting and listening to my concerns I had over some issues with another instructor and coping with my PTSD, social anxiety and panic disorder. One of the required courses was exceptionally difficult for me. I repeated the course and even extended the period of time to allow for better absorption and understanding of the material. This was extremely stressful for me and it took a massive toll on my stress capacity to where I was having panic attacks regularly. Deb

was there for me with a compassionate ear and positive encouragement towards my goal to become a licensed MT. It was what I desperately needed to complete the program, and I think she should be recognized for all she does for her students. Her approach to teaching is amazing. She compels students to expand their horizons and not to be fearful to try new things. I want commend her for going out of her way to make a difference in the lives of everyone she comes in contact with byApril being positive Callaway and present.

MIKE BUCHER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE After being out of school for a few years, Mike taught my first two math classes. He made me feel comfortable and always made sure that he was available if I had any questions. Emma Butler MELVIN CLOE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Melvin was is an awesome teacher who cares a lot about his students. He not only strives for his students to be successful in his classroom, but in their future career path. He is one teacher who has never disappointed me. Caitlin Eversole HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She helped me greatly as an advisor and was a great instructor. Ashley Parsley JOHN CARPENTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was extremely helpful with mapping out my courses and ensuring that I could take all of my classes online. I never felt lost when choosing classes, and I felt like I had a good idea of

what I was doing. Kelsey Gengler ANGIE DAVISON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Angie made sure that I stayed on top of my studies even though I worked a full time job. She also helped me get things together to finish my degree. Had she not helped me, I would never have finished.

Richard Kuhlman EVA RITCHEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Eva supported me in my public speaking inside and outside of the classroom. As a freshman, she assisted and encouraged me to apply for Student Ambassadors. Even after I had completed her class, she still encouraged me in my public speaking. Chandra Smith

JOHN CARPENTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Carpenter was more than willing to work with me to get the class I needed to finish my degree. He gave me a list of class and when they were to be offered. That way, I could line it all out to stay on track to finish on time. He is a very good instructor. Cathy Hartman

LISA SHUMARDSHELTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Lisa is someone who has truly made a difference during my time here at Lake Land College. Even though her job is working with new student admissions, she does so much more for the faculty and students of LLC. As a peer-to-peer, Lisa is always willing lend a helping hand when I have questions about something on campus. She always goes way out of her way to make sure that I get the

information I need. She makes the ambassador program an absolute blast! She is genuinely caring about us ambassadors, not only in school, but in our everyday lives. Lisa has truly made a difference in Sarah Locke my life, and Lake Land College is lucky to have a faculty member like her! SALISA OLMSTED IS

MAKING A Salisa is someone who has truly made a difference during my time here at Lake Land College. As an DIFFERENCE instructor, she is truly phenomenal. Her lectures are far from boring. She is easy to learn from and incredibly helpful. She is a instructor that genuinely cares about the well being of her students both inside and outside of the classroom. Her door is always open for students needing help on an assignment or simply someone to talk to. Salisa always pushes me to do my best work and because of her, I strive to be a speech instructor too

someday. I'm blessed to have come across an instructor like her, and Sarah Locke Lake Land College is lucky to have someone like her around! SALISA OLMSTED IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Salisa was extremely energetic and made class very enjoyable. Samantha Mathews

JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I had Jeff White my freshman year for weather and climate. To this day, I believe that that was the most useful class I have taken this far in my college career. He made every topic very relevant and made every discussion interesting. Samantha Mathews SHANE

ROGERS IS MAKING A Shane was incredibly personable, helpful, and kind throughout DIFFERENCE my entire experience at Lake Land. He helped me to find things within my degree that I am passionate about and made me glad to be in the major I chose and through this, helped me to find my path within Political Science. He is a great professor. He is truly one of the kindest people I've met and is undoubtedly invaluable to Lake Land College.

Lena Rotramel TINA STOVALL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dr. Stovall was very helpful in explaining financial aid to me that I was eligible to receive through the Talented Student Award. When there was a complication with my initial application, Dr. Stovall helped me to fix the problem and receive the financial aid I was eligible for. She has always been very kind and extremely helpful, and she always made sure my

questions were answered and my concerns were addressed. Patrick Hogan LARA BACINOALTHAUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Very helpful with advising me. Kylee Crown

DANIELLE DOWNS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me tremendously with veteran stuff, and I never would of figured it all out if it wasn't for her help. Kelsie Veach BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Used fun material to teach class and was a great instructor. Ashley Cothern CASSANDRA PORTER & NICOLE ZELLER ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Great class instructors and even better clinical instructors!!! I learned a lot in clinical from both of these ladies. I'm very pleased with the program as I am looking forward to the OB section. Casey Neville LISA EARP IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE There are too many examples as to how she has helped me that I cannot even begin to thank her. Not only did she assist

me with getting the job I currently have, but she is just a great instructor and advisor that really cares. Jennifer Riley CHERYL BEAM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Cheryl Beam is one of the greatest people to help you throughout a nursing program. She pushed me to do the best I could when I was in the LPN program and now that I am in the RN program, she has been telling me, "You can do it". She goes

above and beyond for the students at Lake Land College to satisfy us. Courtney Myers KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathy has helped me so much. She is always understanding. She helped and encouraged me to fix any problems I had rather than criticize. She never made it seem like it was "too

late" or that I wasn't able to do a task. She is probably the smartest, most caring teacher I have ever had. Jacqueline Lustig CINDY PHIPPS, KATHY BLACK, LISA EARP & KARLA MILLER ARE MAKING A I am thankful to have built relationships with the four women DIFFERENCE

listed above. They have gone above and beyond to help equip me for the work force. I am thankful for the expertise they possess and their willingness to share their knowledge with me to aid in my own professional development. Katherine Zike DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was very helpful when I had questions and very understanding when problems came up. I felt that I could contact him if I needed anything regarding my classes or my schedule during my time at Lake Land College. Charity Higgs JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Was able to provide a more in depth look at my field of study and helped get a summer job with the U.S. Army Corp of

Engineers. Brent Scroggins JENNIFER MELTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE When I had problems with what class I was going to be taking, she helped straighten out all the confusion and took the time to help me get everything straightened out.

Preston Walker LISA LIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE With choosing to transfer to SIUE, Lisa Light made a huge impact. Not only was she a great teacher, but she was professional, helpful, and very thoughtful. She made a huge impact on my decision to choose psychology. Her class helped make my decision as what to major in. She was one person at Lake Land College who made a difference in my education.

Lisa's class was awesome. Not only was she funny, but very helpful and encouraging. She is one instructor that I thoroughly Alexis Holder enjoyed having. SARAH HARLEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She did a wonderful job teaching my math class, making sure that everyone had an understanding of what we went over before we moved on with new information.

Emma Butler ED THOMAS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was an excellent teacher that was both stern but fun. He taught me a lot not only about the course and objectives but a lot about life. My favorite teacher by far!!! Hannah King

IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ikemefuna Nwosu took the time out of his day, without hesitation, to help me get a better understanding of the career path I wanted to take. Julia Roberts JENNIFER

MELTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Jennifer Melton was the first counselor I saw during my Freshman Orientation. I have always turned to her to guidance and advice, and she never failed to help me. Julia Roberts CASSANDRA PORTER

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped encourage me when I was having a difficult time. Andrea Greene MIKE BUCHER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He made math better. His approach was easier, and he pushed students very well. He was one of the best teachers I have ever

had. Also very reachable, which made it easier to feel like he wanted you to learn. Neil Heck KATIE PARRISH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Taking her Intro to Sociology class made me realize how much I wanted to do social work and how much I actually enjoyed learning about sociology.

Telsa Johnson RON SANDERSON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Very helpful in getting scholarships and pointing me in right direction. Larry Butler

MARKO MOHLENHOFF IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Marko was a great help to me at Lake Land College. He made sure that I was able to get the things I needed. He went out of his way sometimes to make sure I was alright. He is a great person to go to for advice. Shante Bailey SALISA

OLMSTED IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I changed my major last spring, and Salisa became my advisor. Ever since then, she has been there for me every step of the way and my needs were something that she always wanted to fulfill. Baylee Quast HELEN HENDREN

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Helen is a very understanding instructor and truly wants you to succeed in your degree and what you want to do. She always tries to help you to the best her of ability. Brittney Pourchot BILL ELLIOTT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Mr. Elliott was my instructor for Intro to Business offered as an evening course. His natural abilities to teach the course are supported by his organizational and leadership skills. His personality and interesting stories provided a fun and enjoyable learning atmosphere. Benjamin Baker JOHN CARPENTER, TYNIA KESSLER, CYNTHIA PHIPPS & CHERYL STALEY

ARE MAKING A All four of the instructors I have listed have made a significant impact on my success at Lake DIFFERENCE Land. Each of them have proven their commitment to their students' success. They always make themselves available for additional assistance beyond class lectures. They all incorporate interesting life experiences with the materials in the course. I would highly recommend these instructors to new students.

Benjamin Baker KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Daugherty was my instructor for keyboarding as a non traditional student. I was amazed and pleased with her level of patience and commitment to her students. She always displayed a positive attitude and consistently encouraged her students to strive for their best.

Benjamin Baker MARKO MOHLENHOFF IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was my TRiO adviser and gave me positive feedback about how I was doing. Also, he aided me in different study methods and really helped me by giving me the names of individuals to whom I would need to speak with in order to answer some of the questions I had that he was unable to answer. He also was

a great help when it came to my Lake Land College schedule as well. Logan Urbeck HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Helen has taught me a lot with my time at Lake Land College. Her internship classes have taught me several things that I can

carry on with in the future. She's a very sweet lady and very dedicated to her job. Kyle Webb ANDREA BRIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me figure out what transfer degree I needed and made me feel like I was almost there and that I could do it.

Sara Moss LISA LIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Light made learning fun and really cared about her students experience. She really made me realize how much I love the field of psychology and am making the right choice in my life. Alexandra Teasley

MARKO MOHLENHOFF & AMBER NIEBRUGGE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE Marko and Amber helped me academically and personally throughout my college years here at Lake Land. They made sure I was motivated and doing good in all of my classes. I wouldn't have gotten through college without their support.

Samantha Strobel KIM FOUTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kim has helped tutor, teach, and drive me through these two years filled with classes and homework. Ryan McHenry HELEN

HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is just so helpful and amazing. Brittany Cook MATT LANDRUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Matt was an excellent English instructor who went out of his

way to explain the material thoroughly and made sure each of the students understood it. He designated one on one time with his students to review our major assignments and seemed to always have our success as his primary goal. He was also an excellent advisor because he made himself available when needed and was willing to help with anything that I might need or direct me to someone who could help. Holli Bayes GREG POWERS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE He assisted in helping me find a job in the broadcast field. Darrius Frazier ANGIE DAVISON IS MAKING A Ms. Davison is such an awesome teacher. She was very kind and DIFFERENCE

patient with me the whole entire semester. I was honored to be in her class. There were many times that I was struggling to understand writing code in HTML for Computer Logic, and she helped me by taking the time to explain what I was doing wrong and also allowing me to redo the assignment to get a better grade. She never gave up on me and overall, she was just so amazing. I can't thank her enough for helping me both in Computer Logic and Practical Software Applications. With her help in that class, I brought my grade from

an F Rosa Simpkins to a B. JAMES MUNGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I am so grateful to Mr. Munger. He had a lot of patience with me, and I learned so much about writing code and had great experience with creating a web page. I can never thank him

enough for everything he has taught me. He explained stuff to me when I did not understand. Since he did this, I was able to understand a lot more. Rosa Simpkins GREG CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dr. Capitosti was always willing to help me when I needed it. He was always supportive and honest with me. He believed in me

and offered me lots of useful advice. He has impacted my life greatly, and I look up to him. I am thankful to have had him as an instructor and as a mentor. Scout Sanders DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He is an excellent teacher and advisor. He really cares about his students, and you learn a lot in his classes because he

actually works in the criminal justice field. He loves what he teaches so his classes are always a lot of fun and interesting. His online classes are very well organized. He is the best teacher that I had at Lake Land. Brett Thomas DAVID TURNBULL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE The best instructor I had while at Lake Land. He made learning

fun and was one of the most intelligent people I've ever met. He inspired me to gain knowledge and learn to the best of my ability. Brandi Oakley JANE SLAUGHTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me through the process of getting into classes and provided support when needed.

Jason Wright CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very helpful in teaching and guiding me on how to prepare for a test. James Layton

HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I feel that this person always made sure that I was on the right track. She maintained a good relationship with me throughout my time at Lake Land which made it easy for me to seek advisement information. Natalie Cloe

SHELLE HARTZEL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She taught math in a way that I understood it. She also would help a student in any way to pass her class. She was one of the best math teachers I have ever had. Madison Goodwin KATHY BLACK

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is a good teacher and made learning fun. Linda Hood TAMMY PEARCY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE MAT 116 did not make one bit of sense to me since it honestly

had nothing to do with numbers or what I have been studying since grade school. Before I started going to Tammy, I was failing the class with a 55%. I got into tutoring with Tammy, and she made it to where I could understand everything. I ended up getting a B in the class and a 97% on the final exam. Without her, I would not have passed the class. Cory Dorr RYAN ERVIN IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Ryan Ervin was the first teacher I had upon returning to LLC in the summer of 2014. He valued the students opinions and encouraged open discussion in his classroom. No question was dumb, and he was always available to us and willing to help if needed. Laylie Aryainejad LARA BACINOALTHAUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Lara Bacino-Althaus is my absolute favorite professor at LLC because I learned so much from her. I loved her class. The subject matter was not easy by any means, but Lara is incredibly good at explaining difficult concepts in a manner that made sense to us. She is very fair and was also available to help her students. Laylie Aryainejad CYNTHIA PHIPPS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE I went into her classes knowing nothing about accounting. Now I feel I have a steady and decent understanding of accounting that I am sure I will apply to my future. Noah Workman GREG CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He helped me learn a lot about chemistry. The tests were real challenging but in the future it will help. Gage Beck SUZETTE DOTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Doty helped me understand the many different diseases and bacteria out there. This is very important in the line of study. She made it easy for us to understand. Thank you!

Deborah Fowler IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A By far he was the main staff member who influenced me during DIFFERENCE my time here. Not only did he help me with anatomy related things, but he also offered help in other areas as well. I'm forever grateful that I had Ike as a teacher because he's one of

the most caring teachers I've ever had. I respect the amount of dedication and time he puts into all of his work because he truly cares about his students education and makes it his goal to help them succeed. Taylor Nepermann CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is an amazing teacher who made me realize my potential.

She helped me realize that it is ok to ask for help when you need it. Jessica Bauer CAROLYN STEPHENS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Stephens was an absolute honor to have as an instructor. Her experiences and drive in life make her class one hundred

percent more enjoyable. The way she taught and the way she approached the material made it that more enjoyable to learn about. Melissa Drum CATHY BUNTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE In the classes I had in which Cathy instructed, she provided me with a much stronger understanding of the topic and provided me with applicable knowledge for when I enter my field. She

shows such a passion for what she does and inspires others to do the same with their career. Christopher Dyer DONALD FREESMEIER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dr. Freesmeier was my instructor for Anatomy and Physiology, one of my stronger classes. One of his lessons was not to memorize but to learn about the different parts of the body and

their functions. He believed I could truly excel in this class, and that was what I did. Dr. Freesmeiser even offered me a job shadow at his clinic, which depending on my future studies, I will gladly accept. Calvin Kreke GREG CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Dr. Capitosti has been so far one of the best chemistry instructors I have had. He simplified Organic Chemistry, answered questions, and taught me lessons in life, such as the path to success is not always a straight line. Calvin Kreke KATHY BLACK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She saw good in everyone, took the time to teach effectively,

and understood we had lives outside of the classroom. Daniel Cavazos DYKE BARKLEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I just can't thank him enough. I couldn't have done this without him. He is the best teacher I have ever studied with. His classes were always interesting. His knowledge of the subject matter was always second to none, and he has vast amounts of life

experiences that he shared with us. I am proud to call him my teacher, mentor, and friend. Scott Stumborg MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark Niemerg encouraged me to earn a degree rather than just take a few classes for personal interest. He has my gratitude for this. Completion of this degree will be an accomplishment I can be proud of for the rest of my life.

Scott Stumborg MARIA BOERNGEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Maria Boerngen encouraged me to strive for excellence. She told me that if I had the desire to transfer, she knew that I had the ability to earn a 4 year degree. Scott Stumborg

LARA BACINOALTHAUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE When I first started at Lake Land College, I was not sure if I wanted to major in psychology. I took Lara's abnormal psychology class during my second semester. That's when I realized why I choose to be a psychology major. She made the class more interesting by showing her passion towards psychology. It was one of my favorite classes that I have taken at Lake Land College.

Caitlyn Lowhorn CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I felt like she was a very good teacher. Cassie Will CASSANDRA

PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She made me more confident in the clinical environment. Her skills regarding transferring important information from herself to the students are phenomenal. She truly cares about her students and career. Jenna Hunt CAMILLE GORDON

IS MAKING A Camille was not only an incredible instructor but also an DIFFERENCE exceptional ally. Camille made class excitable, and she always encouraged our thoughts and ideas. I took Camille's course as a throwaway class but after ending the semester, I took away so much. Camille has became such an incredible friend and role model. She changed my life in many ways throughout in such a positive direction. I have taken her wisdom to heart, and everything she has taught me will never go to waste.Blake Hawkins

CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A Mrs. Porter is one of the best instructors I have ever had. Not only does she DIFFERENCE do an exceptional job at being prepared for each class, clinical, lab, etc. and with presenting the information (even the difficult stuff) in a way that makes sense to everyone, but she is also just a phenomenal teacher who also truly cares for each of her students and is willing to go above and beyond for them. When I was really struggling one semester of the program, it was Mrs.

Porter who helped me the most and really went out of her way to see what she could do to help me, whether it was staying after class and discussing the material further or finding more resources outside of the classroom to help me understand things as well. She really made a difference for me, and I Taylor Kuhns honestly could never thank her enough! CATHY BUNTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I'm not sure if Cathy will remember exactly who I am, but I

really wanted to acknowledge her in this. I took Responding to Emergencies with Cathy and although I was not interested in the subject, Cathy made me understand life saving techniques. Not only that, but she stuck to her rules, which I have greatly admired. Cathy was a gem when it came to questions, and I really believe she put the drive into every one of her students. The best part of the course was her humor. I thoroughly Blake Hawkins enjoyed her as an instructor. HAROLD

STRANGEMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE enthusiastic instructor I have Harold was by far the most ever encountered. His wisdom was incredibly useful, and I always left his courses with new ideas. Inside of class, he did everything to encourage conversations. He never made me feel like I was odd or

out of the norm when my ideas were presented. Best of all, Harold had an incredible sense of humor. I have heard he may retire this year, and this saddens me because a generation of students will never encounter this wisdom again. Harold made me proud to be Blake Hawkins different, and I was incredibly honored to learn from him. HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A Psychology, DIFFERENCE

I was a Human Service Before I went to major. Helen gave me the help and continued support even when I failed at different courses. Helen never made me feel inadequate; she always encouraged my continued college career. As an advisor to students, Helen is definitely a role model to any Lake Land faculty member. Without Helen, I really wouldn't have continued my college career. Blake Hawkins

TERRI FIELDS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I first encountered Terri during the summer semester of 2015. Her online course fully helped me understand why I choose Psychology as a major. She encouraged me with such wonderful comments and really did take a shine to her students. Now that I have her as an advisor, I see that she has not changed. She has answered my questions with such ease and reliability that I felt secure in my future education.

Blake Hawkins TERRY SALEM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Terry was a unique instructor. His course, Family Relations, made me realize that I really wanted to return to Lake Land College and teach, especially this course. Terry gave me incredible career advice and encouraged my conversations throughout the semester. Blake Hawkins

TERRY WAGGONER IS MAKING A I was always terrible in math. DIFFERENCE Even entering college made me realize how frightened I was to take a math course. Terry made the course easy and helped me understand key concepts. His teachings helped me grasp the formulas and eventually lead to successfully passing the course. I recognize that Terry is truly responsible for helping many students understand the

complexity of math. Blake Hawkins TISHA GOAD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is very helpful and an amazing instructor. Lisa Lawson

BEN COHAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE My schedule has been very stressful this semester with trying to get all the classes I need to fit in one schedule, and Ben has been wonderful in working with me on that. I have always looked forward to going to any of his classes because I not only learn a lot, but I also have a great time! Madison Antrim

CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was always very supportive. She pushed me to do my best. She was a great teacher that explained the content well. Ashley White CASSANDRA PORTER, TISHA GOAD, ERIN

SWINGLER, JANET WAYMOTH & NIKKI JONES All of these instructors wanted the class to succeed. They ARE MAKING A in a worked very hard to make sure the material was presented way that it was understandable and retainable. Each of these

DIFFERENCE ladies will work with you one on one to ensure that the students succeed. I am blessed to have had each of these ladies make an impact on my education and future career. Andrea Hutchison MARGARET MERRYNIEBRUGGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Dr. Merry has helped me in so many ways. If it wasn't for her, it would have been a lot harder of a program to get through. She is helpful in so many ways and pushes you constantly to do better. She is a great instructor because she makes sure you fully understand the material she is teaching and will do anything she can to help you if you are not understanding. She truly cares about you and your education. I will forever be grateful for her and how much she taught me. Kiah Saunders

HEIDI BIRDSONG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Provided a professional atmosphere to gain knowledge and support. This support is priceless to me because it enabled me to keep going and not giving up. Jennifer Derrickson JODI BIRDWELL

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE My schedule has been really crazy this semester, and Jodi has been amazing working with me so that I can take all the classes that I need. She's been an extraordinary instructor and has helped me to become the artist I've always wanted to be! Madison Antrim KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Mrs. Daugherty has been my advisor as well as the instructor for many of my classes. She has always responded right away any time that I have had any questions or concerns and has been very helpful with any issues I've had. Her classes are set up so that you really learn a lot and are able to retain the information. It is very obvious that she really cares about her students! Ashley Sinkler TISHA GOAD

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She has made this an exciting experience. The way she teaches really draws your attention and helps you grasp the information. Felicia Dilley CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE During my time completing the pre-requisites for the nursing program, she helped guide me into the RN program. She has been a wonderful teacher and person to go to when I needed help or an ear to listen. She has helped me through some of the tough parts of the program that I wanted to give up on. Renea Phelps BRENDA HUNZINGER

IS MAKING A Mrs. Hunzinger is a great role model and an inspiration for me DIFFERENCE as an individual. Her professional approach to the way she conducts her classroom makes the learning experience highly enjoyable and engaging. Her understanding of the student's challenges makes her very approachable not just for specific class concerns, but her caring nature makes her approachable on friendly matters as well. Since taking her Intro to Biology

course, I often stop by her office just to say 'hello' and chat. Thank you, Mrs. Hunzinger, for being such an amazing Tiffany Goulart instructor! CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Mrs. Porter is very kind and thorough with her course material. She truly wants all of her students to do well and understand the material. I never felt like she was judgmental or unfair to anyone as her student. She is a wonderful nurse, teacher, and overall person. Alexis Fiscus EMILY RAMAGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Emily has always been there when I have ever needed to talk

to someone about ANYTHING. She is not judgmental and offers excellent advice. She is a true asset to the Lake Land faculty. Alexis Fiscus GREG POWERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Every time I had a question or concern, Greg made time to sit down and address those questions or concerns. Also, he made comments to help me further and enhance my broadcasting

abilities. Caleb Moody HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was awesome. She really pushed us with our resumes and going further with school. I found my internships to be the most helpful. Jessica Crook

CASSANDRA PORTER & TISHA GOAD ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE These two instructors care about every student they have. No matter what, they make time for each student to work through their issues, even if its not class related. They truly helped me through the program on not just an academic level but a

personal level. This college as well as future nursing students are so very lucky to have them as instructors. I am blessed to have them help mold me into the nurse I have become. Cassandra Rich TISHA GOAD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very informative. She made us learn and made it interesting.

Christina Rahar CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A Mrs. Porter went out of her way to help me when I wasn't doing DIFFERENCE so well. She was more than happy to set up a time to help me figure out what I could do different and implement those

strategies to help me find what did work for me so I could succeed. I ended up bringing my grade up considerably because of the time and help I received from her. This isn't just a job to her; she genuinely cares about her students and wants us to succeed! Tricia Miller CASSANDRA PORTER & TISHA GOAD ARE MAKING A

Goad DIFFERENCE were both very helpful Mrs. Porter and Mrs. in the classroom. They each went out of their way to help us learn and understand the content. They both expressed true feelings of wanting their students to succeed. Lexi Walk ERIN

SWINGLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Swingler was very helpful and encouraging in the clinical setting. She made me feel much more confident in clinical skills and learning about medications. Lexi Walk PAULA ROSINE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE She always made my day better when I was worrying about a project. She also explained a lot of helpful tips. Nicole Moschenrose HEATHER NOHREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Heather was my academic counselor, and when I had questions she would always help me. If she didn't have the right answer or she didn't think she had the right answer, she would look for it. It's nice to have someone in college that you can have a personal connection with while in the office. Amanda Cole IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A Mr. Nwosu went out of his way DIFFERENCE

to explain microbiology in such a way that it could easily be understood. Numerous times in nursing school I encountered a subject that would remind me of sitting in Mr. Nwosu's class. In that moment, I could almost hear him explain it again. He also was very gracious and allowed me extra time to take my exams as I am rather slow at taking them. He offered words of encouragement throughout the semester. I really appreciate Mr. Nwosu! Elizabeth Miller

DAVID TURNBULL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Turnbull set the bar very high. I felt it was almost impossible to reach his standards in A&P I. However, he was very approachable and encouraging. I remember how he offered to preview our answers so that we would be sure to be on the right track. In nursing school, I was so thankful for Mr. Turnbull's insistence that we memorize information for our exams.

Elizabeth Miller DEBRA DENTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I took Stats with her at Kluthe, and she made the class very easy and understanding considering it was a hard class to take. She has a very outgoing personality, and I got along with her very well. She went out of her way to make sure I understood all information.

Paige Longwell CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A She is so understanding and DIFFERENCE easily approachable. I was once struggling and she took time out of her day to talk with me and help me utilize resources to help take some unrelated to school stressors off of me. Not only is she helpful outside of the class,

but she explains things differently if you don't understand the first time and makes you understand it even if it means taking her own time out of the day to do so. She is so kind hearted and helpful. I absolutely loved her! Alexis Tucker JAMES MUNGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE His style of teaching made it easier to learn the material. He placed an emphasis on real world applications, so we would be

best prepared for the workforce as well as further education. Thomas Noe JOHN CARPENTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He encouraged me to continue on and kept me informed of what classes needed completed to graduate.

Rachel Wallace CYNTHIA PHIPPS IS MAKING A Being on the livestock judging DIFFERENCE team, I missed a lot of school for contests, and she always had my worksheets I missed ready for me when I got back. I always emailed all my teachers about the days I was missing, and she was the first teacher to reply to my email with the assignments I needed to complete. I enjoyed

having her as a teacher as she thoroughly explained everything and was always willing to help. Ashley McEwen RYAN ORRICK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ryan reached out to me to be on the very successful livestock judging team, and I have enjoyed all the experiences and people I have met through this opportunity. Receiving the Talented Student Award as well, helped me pay for tuition

which was a great honor. Ashley McEwen GREGORY CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A Dr. Capitosti has been one of the most supportive and good-natured instructors I've ever encountered. He demonstrates a strong willingness to DIFFERENCE work with my learning disability and explains the course material well during

his lectures, labs and on an individual basis when I visit him for help during his office hours. I have taken General Chem I, am currently taking General Chem II, and will be taking Organic Chem I and II with him. As opposed to taking the latter two courses at U of I, I have chosen to take them with Dr. Capitosti because he is clearly very adept in his field and is an incredibly talented instructor. Additionally, his ability to connect the material with real life experiences as well as his entertaining dry sense of humor that accompanies his lectures make for a very positive and memorable Rachellearning Finney experience for his students. Dr. Capitosti is undeniably an asset to Lake Land

College. DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Heuerman has been not only my instructor in some of my classes but he has also been my advisor. He has always been helpful in getting through my years at Lake Land College. He also truly cares for his students and tries to guide us in the

direction of our goals. I am going to miss him and appreciate all he has done for me. Kelli Schurman DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dustin was my advisor and instructor on many classes. I am considered an untraditional student. He was always there when I needed him. He cares more for his students than he has too.

He deserves an award for being an outstanding instructor and advisor. Crystal Hannah JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. White has been very inspirational, informative, and overall supportive with relation to my academic and professional endeavors. Many students look to him for guidance as to how their passions within the biological sciences can translate to the working world. I am so thankful for the existence of his Environmental Club

at Lake Land College. It enables like-minded students to work together to create and maintain a healthier environment for their community as well as develop valuable and enduring friendships along the way. Last of all, he was a fantastic editor for my 2015 Eco-Meet study guides, tests and answer sheets for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Many of my most positive experiences at Lake Land College are associated with Mr. White's welcoming nature and contagious zeal for making the world a better place through our individual contributions. LakeFinney Land Rachel College is incredibly lucky to have such a bright, principled, and dedicated

instructor. LUCINDA HORTON IS MAKING A Mrs. Horton is an excellent and well-seasoned instructor. Her DIFFERENCE extensive knowledge of invertebrates, vertebrates, plants, and fungi made her the ideal editor for my research work for the

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Her zoology courses are incredibly enlightening and instill a seemingly endless curiosity in students. I have no doubt that she is a driving force for the Lake Land College transfer students who eventually make their way to graduate school to subsequently was as zoologist. Rachel Finney ERIN SWINGLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She took extra time to discuss situations that were causing me distress and help me in understanding what I needed to work on in my care plans and on tests. It helped me to be more confident through the program. Mandy Wendte JANET WAYMOTH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Janet Waymoth was always there to listen and help if you

needed it! She made it very well known that she was there to help, but you had to ask! Kelsey Fuqua CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A Nursing school is tough. This is the general phrase you can expect to hear from just about everybody. In high school, I DIFFERENCE never studied or had to work hard at all.

School came easy to me. Even starting at Lake Land with the variety of courses I took before Nursing seemed so easy. Getting into the program changed me completely. I actually struggled. For once in my life, I didn't feel smart. I struggled with this very much in my second semester of the RN program. I started to think I wasn't good enough to make it. Mrs. Porter went out of her way time and time again to help build me back up. She truly helped me see myself in a better light and helped me focus. I've learned to study properly, jump into the unknown, and make a name for myself. I feel like me again. I have had an extremely eyeopening experience here at Lake Land and will recommend this program to others Haley Whitman because of it. She is an amazing instructor, and I am lucky to have been her

student. CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I believe she is one to push her students to the end and better them for the future. Courtney Myers

PAULA ROSINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Paula made me realize that although there are many designers out there who can use the same software, there are always different ideas flowing and people may like my ideas more than the competition. I can be as creative as I want and go for the jobs I want to go for. Just because we have the same education doesn't mean we have the same level of creativity which is why this field is so huge. I might never be able to come up with something someone else in my field does and vice versa which helps with the competition and also

collaborations because you don't always have to compete. Working Emily Rothrock together is a huge part of getting the job done. CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Porter is a wonderful instructor! She thoroughly explains the nursing material and actually made me feel like she wants to help me succeed!

Karen Clapp TERESA LANG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She dedicates herself to children and passes it on to her students. Angela Pearson WOODY

REINHART IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He motivated to get more involved in projects and helped make the material more clear. He put in a lot of time to help us do what was needed to get our degree and make our time at Lake Land simple and enjoyable. Derrick Verhey LUCINDA HORTON

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very knowledgeable about her field and was always more than willing to help with tough material. Dakota Jones MIKE RUDIBAUGH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Mr. Rudibaugh was very passionate about teaching and helping students who showed interest go beyond just classroom learning. He was instrumental in assisting with a full time paid internship at Edgar County Highway Department as a GIS technician. Adam Rush CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She was by far my favorite instructor in both the classroom and clinical setting. She is extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of nursing and always willing to go out of her way to help a student. Crystal Pope CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Whenever I did not pass the semester of nursing school, she was

supportive and offered for me to use her as a reference in my future job applications. I used her as a reference with the job I currently have now and love my place of work. Amber Wakeland GREGORY CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Cap was a great and enthusiastic teacher! He prepared me for the rest of my coursework in college and was a great friend!

Mikiel Ewida IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ike is always ready and willing to help with any questions that you may have. He is the most helpful teacher I have had and will always listen.

Shelby Jones BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I never thought I'd like an economics class, but Mr. Lynch made it so interesting and fun. After our final exam, he told me I was a good student and that he'd be happy to do recommendations for me and such. It meant a lot to me to have an instructor who actually knew my name and noticed my work. He was overall a great instructor. Britan Abernathy

JAMES MUNGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He helped me when I had trouble and even met me after class so he could go over the assignment and explain things more so I could understand. Crystal Parkison BRYAN

THOMPSON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was an awesome biology professor and also cared about my personal life and still continues to encourage and support me even after the duration of his class. Brittany Rader TISHA GOAD IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE I feel like she really had inventive ways to help us learn the courses she was teaching. Christina Julius TERESA LANG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Teresa Lang has helped me with everything. If I need help, she is always there. Nicole Whetstone CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I have had a couple classes with Cheryl. She is also my advisor. I find that she has been very helpful in advising me.

Noah Workman KIM DAVIS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was one of the very first teachers I had when I started here at Lake Land. She was very kind and understanding when a student couldn't be there at all. In EDU 100, she taught us very important skills that we would need in the real world outside of Lake Land. When I had to do my observations and lesson in a classroom, it made

me really think of the type of teacher that I can be in my own classroom environment. She has really encouraged me to continue in my passion of teaching and making a difference in student's lives. I am very happy that I have gotten to know her for my 2 years here Heather Lawrence and wouldn't change it for the world. TERRI FIELDS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Even after she wasn't my teacher, she was always willing to help me

out if I needed it. When she was my teacher, she was so easy to talk to and probably one of my favorite teachers to go to. She did what ever she could to help me pass her class. Michelle Hall TERESA LANG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I have been attending Lake Land since 2009, and she has worked with me and helped me accomplish my goals here. Words can not

express my gratitude for her. Yara Alvarez GREGORY CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dr. Capitosti is a good chemistry teacher. He gives you the material you need and nothing you don't. He was able to simplify the math problems and make chemistry fun. You can tell he has a passion for

chemistry. Natalie Burrell IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A Ike is a great teacher and my favorite teacher at Lake Land. He DIFFERENCE pushed my learning abilities and encouraged me to aim high in my goals. He was able to teach the material in a way I understood it easily. He also paid attention to the way each different class learned

and adjusted his material to best fit the class. Ike has a passion for biology and teaching. You could tell he cared about you as a person and not just as a student. I'm glad I took BIO 225 with him. He showed me how amazing human anatomy and physiology is and Natalie Burrell helped me realized what I want to do as a career. MARIA BOERNGEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Maria was very helpful and a fantastic teacher. She did not only just care about the classes she was teaching, but she genuinely cared about her students. I felt that if I had a question about anything school related she was more than happy to help. Mary Hubbard JOHN GENTRY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Great teacher, helped a lot with learning the skills I will use in my career. Brooke Schnepper DEBORAH THOMASON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Helped out with answering all questions about class and national testing and was always encouraging us to do well and graduate.

Kathryn Jesberg GREGORY CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dr. Capitosti was an amazing professor who was always available and more than willing to help students out. Theodore Fifer

KATHY BLACK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathy was my advisor for my last year and always went out of her way to make sure I was taking the right courses. She also gave me different options for colleges and the good and bad of any university I was interested in. She was also my instructor for one course. She used materials and speakers that were relevant to the course and real life experience. She was helpful in making the transition from Lake Land to EIU.

Cassidy Strohl KRISTEN HOLSAPPLE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She has always went above and beyond for all of us. She always makes sure we are thoroughly prepared for whatever we have to tackle. She has a way of teaching that sticks with all of us. She is truly an amazing teacher and person! Alexandria McDaniel

MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark had a very positive impact on me. Mark made learning fun and very worth while. The things I learned in his class will be used every day in my work force. John Kline CASSANDRA

PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was always helpful when I needed it and was very supportive of my education and future goals. Charley Bailey SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He has guided me on my educational path and has helped me to expand my horizons. Justin Shupe JENNIFER MELTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She has been there to help me every

step of the way, whether it was a simple question that needed answering or transferring me to the right people or department to help me. She has made the entire process of setting up classes, getting the classes I needed in order to graduate, and making sure I stayed up to par with everything very easy. This has also helped make my part of performing strongly in the classroom easy. Clayton Jones DEBORAH THOMASON

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Thomason has been instrumental in my dental hygiene college career. She has done a wonderful job in teaching both in the classroom and in the clinic. She is always there to help, listen and counsel her students to be the best dental hygienists they can be. Marissa Prevett BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Brian was a great economics teacher. I also thought he made difficult economic concepts much easier to understand by giving us everyday examples that we could easily relate to. Whitney Hoyt CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Cheryl was a great instructor and advisor and made class interesting

and easier to understand difficult topics. Whitney Hoyt DEBORAH THOMASON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Thomason was always available to help and her door was always open. She was always honest, straight-forward, and encouraging and also a lot of fun!

Jane Kinney ED THOMAS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ed worked hard to make sure I was successful, not only as a student, but as a person. He helped me accomplish my goals and build my skills to meet my goals for the program and life beyond. Breeana Lankford

ELIZABETH HARTRICH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Hartrich is a very good teacher. She is very patient and understanding. She does not judge you for something not immediately clicking. She is fun in class as well. Bailee Coates

MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He always willing to help me and wanted to better my education. His advisement was always great for what I wanted to do and what classes will help me at the next level. He made me push myself to succeed and got me into extracurricular activities here that bettered my education and boosted my resume. Hunter Frohning MARK NIEMERG

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark taught me more in four classes about agriculture than any other classes I have taken from high school to college. Mark is a great instructor that makes you use your mind and keeps students involved. Ryan Schumacher BEN COHAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Excellent instructor. I have learned a lot from him. Lorene Gentry ELIZABETH HARTRICH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Out of all my instructors, she was the most helpful to me. Also, her lectures were easy to follow. She's part of the reason I want to go on

and get my bachelor's degree and hopefully teach dental hygiene one day. Brittni York ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Allen always believed in me especially when I doubted myself. He was always there if I ever needed helped with anything. Allen is truly a great instructor.

Cole Shonk ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was very helpful in helping all students learn and advise on classes. Evan Harbert

ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Allen went above and beyond to help me and my class to prepare for our careers in John Deere. One of the best instructors I've had the opportunity to work with. Austin Bean ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE I went from knowing nothing about John Deere equipment to being able to go out and perform diagnostics on a tractor by myself. I am thankful for Allen's help and willingness to put up with my needs and spending extra time with me when I needed help. Clayton Steidinger CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Mrs. Porter made the program enjoyable and made learning fun. She did a wonderful job breaking down the content so it was easier to understand. I enjoyed having her as a clinical instructor as well. Mallory Pierce CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Cheryl was an instructor and my counselor. She was extremely helpful at all times and very understanding. She was willing to give

up personal time to simply help me figure things out or to answer any questions I had. Audrey Scott KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I cannot express how wonderful of a person Kathy has been to me. Without her guidance and belief in me, I do not know where I would be. She has always been supportive and helpful. On top of being a

phenomenal teacher, she is honestly my biggest role model. Savannah Bear LARA BACINO IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Lara was extremely helpful in both my educational and personal life. She's a great teacher who helps you every step of the way and is very understanding if you don't understand something. Overall, she is a wonderful teacher and person.

Brittany Fore LISA EARP IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Lisa is always available for me to talk to. She has always been understanding and pushed me to do my very best. Savannah Bear

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I have worked in HR for about a year now. I am so grateful for my job and everything it has taught me. The people I work with truly inspire me. I know without a doubt I am in the right field. Savannah Bear

RUSSELL NEU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I went from knowing nothing about John Deere equipment to being able to go out and perform diagnostics on a tractor by myself. I am thankful for Russell's help and willingness to put up with my needs and spending extra time with me when I needed help. He also was a great help in getting my information transferred from HLG to Lake Land. Clayton Steidinger

SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Always willing to go above and beyond to assist. Travis Sanders TY TOTTEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Went out of his way to help me learn. Jordan Vogt AMBER NIEBRUGGE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Amber was very helpful in all of my decisions that I have made over the past two years. She is the one really pushed me to pursue my

goals of becoming a Physical Therapist and was by my side to answer all of my questions and help me make important decisions. Sydney Pankey ANGIE DAVISON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE If it wasn't for Angie, I would have been lost. She has helped guide me through my Programming degree and has helped me in completing my necessary internship hours. I'm sure I'm not the first

student she has helped, and I know that I won't be the last. Jordan Cowger BAMBI JONES IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me with picking out classes that were required on my degree audit. She was very helpful with any questions that I had regarding classes and always was willing to take her spare time to answer any other questions I had. Dalton Perry

CASSANDRA PORTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Porter is just an amazing person who has a huge heart and an amazing teaching ability. She makes every class day interesting and is an awesome clinical instructor. She has guided me through many milestones in the nursing program, and I will be forever grateful for her!! Kerri Hayes

DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He made class fun and enjoyable. Timothy Davis ERIN SWINGLER

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE This instructor truly went above and beyond in class and clinical to make sure I truly understood the information and could apply it. I truly believe because of her I am going to be a much better nurse and very well informed on medications and the process of how everything works. Jessica Spence IKEMEFUNA NWOSU

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Made me realize my passion for anatomy and healthcare. True Wernz KAY FOREMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was extremely helpful throughout the course of the program. Whenever I needed anything or had a question about something, she

always had an answer for me. Thanks to Kay, I have more knowledge and am one more step closer to my goals. Sydney Pankey MARIA BOERNGEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She wrote me a letter of recommendation and was always there when I had questions. If she didn't have the right answer, she would always

do her best to find the correct answer. Also, if I had questions about classwork, she would always be willing to work one on one with me. Kyle Tex MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She made me feel confident in course work to push towards my goals in life. She was quick to answer any questions I had.

Cheyenne Pieszchalski CHERYL BEAM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She revamped the nursing program, making it much better, stronger and successful. She also pushed for more room for the LPN students transitioning into the ADN program. Melissa Evans

CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I struggled in my Business Stats class. Cheryl was very understanding when I went to her with questions. She is a wonderful teacher. She treats every student with respect and is very fair. She is arguably my favorite instructor I had at Lake Land College. Carly Glaspy KATHY BLACK

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is a great teacher, and I have learned so much already in her class. She has a great attitude every single day, and I really appreciate that about her! I am glad I not only had the opportunity for her to be my advisor, but to have her as an instructor was even better. Carly Glaspy VALERIE LYNCH IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Valerie has helped me in my development as a leader. She is always there to provide guidance and advice and has challenged me to pursue new roles. Adam Doty ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

I have learned a lot from him, and he has helped me think things through so that I understand the information better. Waite Uphoff BRENDA HUNZINGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Hunzinger was very good at keeping all of her students engaged

and letting them go at their own pace. Anytime I needed help, she was available to talk. Megan Combs CHARLES JARRELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Jarrell helped me pursue transfer options. As a first generation

college student, I came to Lake Land College knowing little about transfer options. I knew I liked being challenged in classes, but I did not have a lot of money. Mr. Jarrell helped me find colleges that were both academically challenging and provided financial aid and merit scholarships. Rachel Stutzman ED THOMAS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Thomas gave me a solid education in his SPE-111 class and the

independent study Speech class I took with him. He also proofread college application and scholarship essays for me after I was no longer in any of his classes. Rachel Stutzman IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ike helped me decide that I want to go to medical school. He always

pushed me because he knew I could do a lot better in his class if I would apply myself fully. He also made sure I learned the material in a way that I would always remember it. He is a great teacher who will always listen and try to help you understand the material you are having a hard time with. Haley Wiltermood JON ALTHAUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Jon was always willing to answer any questions you may have. He always had time to speak to you one on one in his office. Levi Garrison KAY FOREMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE There are many people who have brought me to this point in my life. However, this instructor has stood out to me because of her determination to help students any way she can. I am thankful for her

support and hope to have as good of instructors as her in the future. Taylor Crary KIM DAVIS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Davis made sure that all of her students had the resources and information they needed to be successful in their field of education. Mrs. Davis was approachable and willing to answer any questions her students might have about her classes or the education field. Rachel Stutzman

LUCINDA HORTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE discover that botanical Lucinda Horton helped me sciences, gardening, and herbal remedies are my passion. She worked with me

to design honors courses that suit my interests. She allowed me to study under her in the greenhouse and went above and beyond to ensure I had the materials needed to succeed. Lucinda helped me become passionate about my education and confident in my career path. Chelsy Lorance DAVID TURNBULL IS MAKING A Mr. Turnbull was my teacher for Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2, and

DIFFERENCE I could not be more pleased with his teaching methods! He made learning fun. Many of his stories that related to what the class was learning have helped me remember a certain muscle or function of a certain system in the body. I went to a university before enrolling at LLC; most of my classes consisted of 50 or more students and the professor had no desire to connect on a personal level with the class. It was refreshing to have a professor who not only taught his class so well, but to also have him care about his students' outcomes! Jessie Hutchison

RUSSEL NEU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I have learned a lot from him, and he has helped me think things through so that I understand the information better. Waite Uphoff TODD DANIELS

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Great teacher, easy to work with, communicated well with the students and tried to make sure we always had everything we needed. Jacob Hortenstine CHRISTA BORRIES

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Christa helped me with figuring out my second internship and how it would help my career goals. Danielle Lowry EVA RITCHEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Eva was amazing! Not only did she take the time to get to know me,

my personality, and my background, but everyone else's as well. She helped me conquer my fear of public speaking. I look back at the semester, and I am so thankful that Eva came into my life when she did. She was that boost of confidence I needed. Eva has so much to offer at this college. She changed my life, and I hope she continues to positively impact the rest of the students that she teaches in her teaching years. Whitley Brummer GALEN ALTMAN

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Galen helped make a difference in my life by giving me leads on jobs and was extremely helpful with guiding me towards an internship with the Illinois Department of Transportation. I was able to get the best hands-on experience I could imagine through my internship. Chatman Ruholl MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He is very knowledgeable in his field. Mark also does a very good job making sure that students push themselves to learn so they can use the information that they were taught in the future. Brittany Deters ALLEN DRAKE & RUSSELL NEU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

They were always there to help me when I needed help. Austin Dowdy JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Jeff has always been available to discuss my future, encourage me, and make great suggestions on how to accomplish my goals. He is a great instructor, advisor, and friend.

Kory Culp KAY FOREMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kay went above and beyond throughout the entire program to make this experience great. Shawna Brown

MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She pushed me to do better in every aspect of the program. She saw potential in me and never gave up on me, even when I was giving up on myself. My dad passed away in the middle of the program, and she took time out of her day to come to the funeral to pay respects and see how my mom and I were doing. Destinee Edwards

ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Pushed me to become a better student and better person. Very helpful in honing critical thinking skills. Curtis Presnall ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Allen was made feel very comfortable with coming here and has always been extremely helpful with anything you ask him. He truly cares about his students and seeing them come out to be the best techs we can be. Jesse Anderson BRAD OSBORNE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Very helpful in class and a fun teacher. Robert Benner BRENDA HUNZINGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I feel that Brenda really takes the time to make sure her students succeed. She goes the extra mile to ensure all the needs of her students are met.

Macy Furry CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was understanding of every student's in classroom issues. If there was someone having trouble, she made sure the whole class was caught up before we carried on. I learned a lot in her classroom and am thankful for the experience she gave the classroom and me.

Benton Hakman DYKE BARKLEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Barkley played a key role in the completion of my degree. With his expertise and guidance, I am better prepared to enter the workforce with the knowledge and skills he has passed onto myself as well as my fellow students. He regularly goes out of his way to help a student, whether in his program or not, with any issue he can. If he

does not know the answer, he will find it for them. Stephanie Bushue EVA RITCHEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I felt she truly cared about me. Not that my other instructors didn't, but she just went above and beyond. Speech is a hard class and not always everyone's passion or strong suit, but she really made it a fun and enjoyable experience. I knew only one person in my class going into it, and coming out I had a new group I enjoyed spending time

with. She is a very upbeat and modern teacher that I think is very fair, fun, and enjoyable to have in class, showing genuine interest in her students lives outside of Lake Land. Olivia Claire HELEN HENDREN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I have not only had Helen for a variety of courses, but she is also my

academic advisor. She is an amazing instructor. I have learned so much from her courses. She is very easy to talk to. I remember getting my very first bad grade. I called her in tears. She was so comforting and told me what a good student I am. I will certainly miss her when I transfer to a 4 year university. She definitely has left quite the impact. Haley Zeien IKEMEFUNA NWOSU

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ike always went out of his way to make sure everything was going well for me. It wasn't just about school; he cared what was going on outside of school. He really made me feel good. Cassidy Arthur JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

All around great person. Made a true impact on every student he had in his classroom. Very interesting person, interesting classroom, and great atmosphere. Best professor I have ever had! Benton Hakman MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark put forth a lot of time and effort to not only ensure students knew the course material but that they were very well prepared for

their future jobs. He was always available for help or to answer any questions one might have. Tanner Shull MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He knew his field of study very well and got us prepared to work out every scenario.

Tanner Traub MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Always pushing me to do my best and always willing to help when I needed it. Bryce Kapper

MATT FREDERICK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE This instructor has made a difference for me in my career field choice. He has helped me figure out what I would like to do with my life. Benjamin Myers RUSSELL NEU IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE He has been a great teacher throughout this course. He has always had jokes and always knew a way to make the students laugh and have a good time while at school. Zachary Eagan RUSSELL NEU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He pushed me to achieve to my abilities. Garrett Anderson RUSSELL NEU, ALLEN DRAKE & BRAD OSBORNE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE All three of these instructors made a huge impact on my future career by preparing me for the road ahead. From classroom work to shop

time, you were guaranteed to learn a great wealth of information. They would all go out of their way to help you in any way possible. Kody Schoenbeck TINA MOORE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me explore different career fields and helped me choose what I wanted to study. She has also been very helpful in helping me build my resume for the job fair.

Tyler Romack CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Provided information about my courses and helped me whenever I needed it in class. Cassandra Lambdin

CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very helpful when we needed it. She was very understanding and took time to make sure everyone understood what was going on. She cares about all of her students. Katelyn Feldkamp GARY LINDLEY

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Gary was always willing to go out of his way to help me in choosing the right college and offering advice for future jobs. He was a very helpful teacher trying to lead me in the right direction. Justin Kenter GARY LINDLEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Mr. Lindley always provided a friendly class experience. Ben Hoelscher KARLA MILLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Karla was my tutor for math, and she is an excellent person to work with. Not only did she help me with life but became a personal mentor because how easy she is to get along with. I will cherish that I

met her at Lake Land. Layna Bond MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Anytime throughout a class with Mark, I could contact him and ask for help on homework. It has helped have teachers like him be available to help on homework that didn't quite make sense at some points. Alissa Smith

MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE His way of teaching is so in depth, you really learn a lot from what he has to teach and say about the field of study. Lawson Britton MICHAEL

BEAVERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Michael was a great teacher. He challenged us to be the best we could be and was there when we needed help in a class. Jason Tegeler MICHAEL BEAVERS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE He taught me most of what I know about electronics. Richard Stine BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was very helpful and made class enjoyable.

Zaine Reiss SHELLE HARTZEL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I was not a strong math student, but she continued to explain until everyone understood. If we did not understand it one way, she would demonstrate different ways until we understood. She prepared us for the real life aspects of this class and how to implement the material in our future classroom. She was always funny and extremely helpful.

Sierra Spivey AMY DUCKETT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is a very supportive caring teacher who always helps students when they needed it and guided through the program very well. Kendel Doty

BAMBI JONES IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Bambi was always more than happy to help whenever I had a question about continuing my education or if I was having problems in class. She is an excellent professor and an excellent advisor. Logan Warren BRENDA HUNZINGER

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Brenda was by far one of the most enthusiastic professors I had in class. She truly cares about her students, and it makes it easy to perform well in her classes. Logan Warren IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Ike was one of the first professors I had while attending Lake Land. He made his classes and all the students in it feel more like a family rather than just a group of students in the same class. He encouraged the class to help each other learn and grow and I believe that is what accounted for the majority of the successes in his classes. Logan Warren JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Helped me in every way that he could for me to get a degree. James Hinds KIM DAVIS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kim was very helpful to me during my time at Lake Land. She was always willing to go above and beyond to help me!

Lynae Jansen MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Martha made a big difference in my life while attending Lake Land College. There were several times that I felt overwhelmed and defeated, and Martha was always there for the pep talk that I needed. You can definitely tell that she genuinely cares about her students' future.

Jacqueline Daugherty KAY FOREMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kay has been so understanding and compassionate with issues outside of the classroom. She has been a huge source of support and motivation.

Chantel Jenner KAY FOREMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She has gone out of her way to explain the course material in a way I might understand. She is always there to encourage and push me and is there to help me along when I may need it. Brittany Goeckner

MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Martha has repeatedly gone out of her way to make sure I have a full understanding of the course materials. She sincerely wants everyone to excel in this program and is extremely motivational. Chantel Jenner MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE She has always found the time to answer any of my questions and has helped prepare me for the future. She has gone out of her way to make sure I understand the course material. She has pushed me to do my best and is there to help me along when I may need it. Brittany Goeckner KAY FOREMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She acted as a motherly figure. She was very helpful especially in lab scenarios. She had flowers sent to my father's funeral as she was unable to attend. Destinee Edwards IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He prepared me for the nursing program by challenging and

encouraging me throughout my college career. I have never had an instructor who is more passionate about making a difference in his student's lives. Amy Herschberger KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathy has been very helpful throughout my time at Lake Land. She has always been very quick to respond with any questions and has

helped me choose my courses to get my degree completed as quickly and efficiently as possible. Stephanie Hurt KATHY BLACK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathy is my advisor here at Lake Land but she has also played a significant role in my success throughout the past few years. I can honestly say that I would have been lost without her. She is very quick to respond to her emails with all of the questions that I may

have. Also, she is a great business career development instructor! To me, I felt as if her class was the most knowledgeable class that I took here at Lake Land. I walked away with an abundance of knowledge that I am able to apply to my major and future career. Kathy does a tremendous job at being a great advisor and instructor! Kylie VanDyke LEO KITTEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He helped make the subjects interesting and encourage students to work on customizing labs. He also made labs that were interesting

and difficult, which encouraged the students to learn and grow. Benjamin Karpus MATT FREDERICK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Matt went above and beyond when teaching class. Matt is a wonderful teacher here at Lake Land College.

Luke Miller GALEN ALTMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He helped in all aspects of attaining my degree, whether it was helping me with classes or finding me a job. He always was there and ready to help. Ross Will

GALEN ALTMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He has helped guide me in the right direction and was there if anyone needed help with anything. Always willing to give advice and ideas that will help us in the long run. Overall, a great man. Jacqueline Ashbaugh GALEN ALTMAN IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Mr. Altman has been incredibly generous with his time outside the classroom. He is always willing to help students with their classwork as well as making them aware of any job opportunities in their particular field. Any issue a student may have, whether it be school related or of a personal nature, Mr. Altman's door is always open. Darrell Fox NEAL HAARMAN IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Mr. Haarman is an exceptional instructor who challenges his students to become more critical thinkers in all aspects of their lives. He is always willing to help students and at the same makes sure they are helping themselves. Mr. Haarman has also given his time to help me personally with an issue completely unrelated to school. I appreciate his counsel and leadership. Darrell Fox HELEN HENDREN

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Whenever I needed help, she was there. Helen had a good curriculum and got on a personal level with her students, which is rare in most teachers now a days. Please tell her that she truly helped me in my academics in my 2.5 years at Lake Land. Stinnett Gettinger RUSSEL NEU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was very helpful and really took time to explain what he really wanted us to know. Ted Jansen JAMES MUNGER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He opened my eyes to web design and showed me a new way to showcase my creativity in an interactive website. He helped me learn

HTML, CSS, Adobe Dreamweaver, Wix, Weebly, and WordPress. Before these Web Design classes, I knew nothing. Now I am excited to learn more about Web Design. Dustin Sudkamp PAULA ROSINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She expanded my knowledge of Adobe software and how it can be used for professional use. I also learned stationery including business cards, letterheads and envelopes as well as professional tips for flyers

and logos. Dustin Sudkamp DYKE BARKLEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He has been the one teacher that I have felt completely comfortable talking to.

Abigail Wolff MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark made class very enjoyable for us and if you were not able to understand something, he'd help you with it until you got it. He strives to prepare you for the real world and also for continuing your education elsewhere. Mark makes everyone feel at ease by making jokes, but also by just being someone who you could just talk to if you needed help in school or even on your home operation.

Justin Deters PAULA ROSINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She taught me what it's going to be like when it comes to the real world with designing in a business setting. Reagan Keck

JOHN CARPENTER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Carpenter was my academic advisor as well as instructor for many of my courses. If it was not for him, I would have never known the amount of things I could accomplish with my time at Lake Land. Jerremiah Hurt MARK NIEMERG

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was always willing to help if it was needed. Katie Pierson MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark always made me try harder in class. He actually cared about the

coursework and information I was learning, rather than the clock turning a certain time to be done. Kayla Peterson GREG POWERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He never really gave up on me. In my eyes, Greg Powers is an outstanding gentlemen. He also likes to joke around with radio students. Because of this uplifting atmosphere, I felt as if I were part

of one big family. Nicholas Esslinger JUDY GARNER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Judy Garner is an instructor I am really happy to have met here at Lake Land College. I was so depressed after my dad passed away. She would ask how I was doing or ask how my day was going. By doing this, she made my day a little better. Even if Mrs. Garner didn't know it, her action of just asking how I was doing saved my life from

depression. Nicholas Esslinger NIKKI JONES IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very supportive my first year of nursing school. Allison Morgason

MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was very helpful in every aspect of my college career. He assisted me in finding a job, took time to teach us after hours, and was very dedicated to giving his very best for the students. He always put the students first and was definitely the best teacher I had at Lake Land. Kody VanDyke DYKE BARKLEY

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He taught us way beyond just horticulture. He is a very intelligent man and very passionate about helping all of his students be the best they can be. Jacqueline Epley DYKE BARKLEY IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE This advisor cares about his students and what they will take away from their education, not just making sure they pass. He wants to make sure that what you learn will be valuable to your life. He will take all the extra time you feel you need until you understand the curriculum. Angela Hernandez CYNTHIA PHIPPS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE She was my advisor and teacher for many of my classes. She did a great job at both. Shannon Bennett CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Claire is an amazing teacher. She always is willing to help you figure

out the right answer. She cares about her students and helps you prepare for your future. Even though I do not like chemistry, she helped me a lot. She does not just read off the power points. She involves the class. I always recommend anyone who has to take chemistry to take it with her. Taylor Flowers IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Ikemefuna cares about his students in and outside of class. I knew if I had any questions about anything he would try and find the answer for me if he did not already know it. He would stop and talk to me even though I was no longer a student of his. His class was surely one of the toughest classes I've ever had, but he helped me gain great study skills and prepared me for my future nursing career. Taylor Flowers TYNIA KESSLER

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She takes the time to sit down with her students to give them all of her attention. I really enjoyed taking her class. Stacy Cummins JON ALTHAUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He has taught me many different things while here at Lake Land that I will use after school and in the real world. He has been a great mentor and teacher to me by teaching these skills and information that will become very important in the next few years during my career. Cory Webster CHARLES JARRELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Charles Jarrell is a big influence to me, especially while at Lake Land College. He inspired and motivated me to continue going into my field of study. I would say that without his contribution to my education, I may not have been able to succeed as well as I have. Matthew Kuhns JENNIFER MELTON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She always helps me when I have issues or misunderstandings.

Emmanuel Niamadjomi MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was a very good teacher that made you try in order to do a good job.

Lee Mette MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark's overall expectations and how he runs his classes made me better prepared for transferring than any others I've had at Lake Land College. He expects you to be in class and on time everyday. Also, he doesn't give any handouts; you must earn your grade. His class hasn't been the easiest, but its taught me to work harder as a student. Because of this, I have become a better overall student while in his classes. I learned that

you cannot just show up and think a good grade is to follow. I've learned to put in the time and effort, and the success you are wanting will follow. He also treats everyone with fairness and the respect they have earned. Overall, Mark has helped tremendously in preparing me to further my Mitchell Helton education and someday enter the workforce. SHELLE

HARTZEL IS MAKING A Shelle was my math teacher for three of the four math classes I have DIFFERENCE taken here at Lake Land. Whenever I had a question or needed help on homework she would always be there to help, and if I still did not understand, she would keep helping me until I finally got it. She also was very understanding if I had to miss class whether that be from being sick, having to go to a cattle show, or going on a judging trip. Shelle helped me keep the confidence in myself to get the outcome I

wanted. Logan Johnson CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She always made it easy to talk to her no matter the issue, whether it be school related or just about life. She always had her door open for her students for us to come in whenever we needed help. She is a

very good influence, and she definitely impacted my life. Janessa Watson HEIDI BIRDSONG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is a wonderful teacher and was really encouraging. Adilson Newcomb

LISA EARP IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Taught me how important time management is. Lacie Staggs MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Was very helpful getting my classes in order and always helpful. Matthew Doty JON ALTHAUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Jon was always greeting me with an open door and providing me with helpful guidance. He was easy to work with, and I enjoyed traveling

with him to different events. Cody Morris ALLEN DRAKE & RUSSEL NEU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE These guys believed in me and tested my knowledge to make me the technician I am today.

Kirklen Livingston NEAL HAARMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was my instructor through most of my classes and helped me learn a lot. Dustin St John

CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me pick out my classes and talked to me not just like I was any other student but like we were acquaintances. Sarah Hostetter HEIDI BIRDSONG

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Birdsong is an amazing instructor. She is there when you need help, will answer questions to the best of her knowledge, and truly cares about your success through the program. She is great with helping you remember all the material by talking about what was covered the day before to refresh and help it stick before starting new material. She has definitely made a huge difference with my learning and remembering, which has helped me improve my grades.

Kiesha Reed CLYDE POWELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Through being friends with Clyde on social media and seeing his success as a non-traditional student, this encouraged me to return to school, finish my first degree, and seek out new opportunities. Jennifer Shull

RYAN WILDMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ryan encouraged me to apply for scholarships, and I was actually successful with one of them. I credit her for this. Austin McWhorter CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Cheryl was very helpful and encouraging. She recognized that my education was important to me. She was always there to help me when I needed her. She even took my call while in New York visiting her family. She made coming back to LLC a great experience. Britta Baker PAULA ROSINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE When I first came to be in the advance design courses, my skills were

not developed to an advanced level. Paula has helped refine my skills through her talent and patience. At the end of Spring 2015, she asked me if I would want to intern in the Marketing & Public Relations department. Working in the Marketing & Public Relations department with Paula was a pleasure and an essential learning experience. I will never forget how Paula always believed in me and my design abilities. She was always honest about how my designs looked and patient when I had questions. Paula was not only an amazing mentor, Leah Keagle but she was also a great friend.

KATHY DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathy was a wonderful staff member who made a difference in my two years at Lake Land College. She helped me more than words can say and was always so positive and helpful when I needed guidance. I don't think I could have made it without her ongoing support and encouragement that she provided me with. Tara Allred

MARTHA MIOUX IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Martha was very encouraging during the program. She pushed us to our limits which made us better in the long run. Martha is a very educated woman and is perfect for this position. Hannah Zampach LISA EARP, PAM

SIDDENS & MIKE RUDIBAUGH ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE These great people really helped me build confidence and be determined and passionate about my field. Eric Emmerich SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE How did he make a difference? How DIDN'T he make a difference?! I can safely say that Scott is by far the best teacher and advisor I have ever had! Christine Browne JON GENTRY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was a good teacher with a lot of knowledge of the subject. Blade Reedy JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Joe always made time to help me when he could. He also encouraged to me learn more than just what was needed. Joe in my book is a true teacher, not just a person that stands in front of the class reading

power point. He really connects with his students and tries to make a difference. He was also there to listen in times that I just needed to talk. Emil Wolfshoefer MICHAEL BEAVERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I learned a lot from Michael. He not only taught the class, but he did it in a way that we really learned how to solve problems on our own. He

genuinely loves to teach and will take the time to help those students who need extra instruction to make it through. Emil Wolfshoefer MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was one of the Ag instructors that always challenged you and pushed you to think analytically. He pushed you to do your best, even if you were struggling. He is the best agronomy instructor I have ever

had. Gabriel Osborn SADIE HANEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE We had a lot of doubts going from Massage II to Massage III. She reassured us and did an excellent job in instructing us. Aimee Padgitt

STEVE KLINGLER & SCOTT RAWLINGS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE Great instructors and explained things thoroughly. Tyler Marxman

HEIDI BIRDSONG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very good at helping if you needed help. She made class and learning a fun experience. Cindy Scribner MATT LANDRUS

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Matt helped me get off my feet and get rolling by helping me get into a class that was already full. Bryse Bugger MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE Mark is a awesome teacher. He knows his crop knowledge very well and if you don't understand something in his class, he will do anything possible to help you to understand it. Ryan Maurer MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He is definitely one of the most knowledgeable instructors I have ever had. His tests and courses were difficult, but they are the ones I remember the most and learned the most from. Dalton Crisman CLAIRE TORNOW IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was available for chemistry tutoring at anytime. She also wrote

letters of recommendation for me for two of the nursing programs that I applied to. She was just very helpful at getting me through two semesters of Chemistry. She is a great instructor that really cares about how her students succeed. Amber Potter VALERIE LYNCH IS MAKING A As an employee of the Navigator News, Valerie has been present in

my life for my two years at LakeDIFFERENCE Land. She encourages all of us in Student Life to stay on top of grades and to take advantage of all Lake Land has to offer, like financial aid, SAB events, tutoring, and TRIO. She truly loves Lake Land College and her love is infectious to those around here making the Lake Land experience more immersive and enjoyable. She is ready to advise any of her students regardless of what the issue may be. Valerie has her door open to be the person you need her to be whether that be a motherly figure or a disciplinary Samantha figure. Her encouragement is what has kept me on the right

track.Lloyd GREG CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He made class interesting and fun. He was very energetic about what he was teaching and involved the class in his discussions. He was always willing and available to help students. He put the time ad effort toward a student and I could tell he wanted me to succeed. He is a good person and teacher and has taught me a lot.

John Sanders DION BUZZARD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dion helped me to better understand the courses I would need to take to make the most of my major. He made class easily understandable and engaging for the student. Spencer Blackburn

KIM DAVIS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was a great teacher and advisor. Kami Lorton LEO KITTEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He always did best by me. When I was having trouble in class or with class scheduling, he would do what he could to make sure I received the education while not only working around the schools schedule but also worked around me. He made it very helpful, and I was glad to have him as an advisor and instructor. Ryan St Clair KRIS KERSEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was a very knowledgeable and when it came to needing help in class or out of class. He would take the time to work with you. Ryan St Clair MICHAEL BEAVERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He challenged me and taught me how to work through problems by finding different ways of thinking on different applications I was

working on. Ryan St Clair NANCY CALDWELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Her passion in teaching has made her class one of the most interesting classes I've ever taken.

Rachel Hubbartt ELIZABETH HARTRICH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE This was my favorite teacher. She was ALWAYS nice and never acted like you were stupid. She was helpful, on the ball when it came to midterm and quota, genuine, generous, and easy to talk to. She was one of the best teachers I have EVER had.

Samantha Ballard KRISTEN HOLSAPPLE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She made learning very fun and easy. She was very hands on and went above and beyond to help you out. Megan Barnhart

DEBBIE THOMASON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She has been very supportive and positive. I've been able to talk to her during my struggles, and she gave me reassurance when I needed it most. Jennifer Stephens SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE He thoroughly explains projects and homework, works with you on absences of getting caught up, and makes you work mentality on succeeding to do your best. Brian Nailing JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Joe was very helpful when it came to things I needed to know that my

other instructors really didn't know the answer to. He is very knowledgeable about everything that goes on here and how it is suppose to work. He always helped me, no questions asked and always had a smile on his face while doing it. Ryan St Clair CINDY PHIPPS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I was dreading taking an accounting course, but Cindy is a great teacher and I found myself doing much better than I expected to. She

encouraged me to continue on in accounting and was a big part of the reason I decided to add an Accounting certificate to my program of study. Michelle McDowell DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dustin has been my advisor for the past two years, and I took a couple of his classes online. He made it very easy for me to find

classes and register for them. He helped me with my schedules for every semester, which was awesome. Bethany Vail MATT LANDRUS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Matt was a terrific professor who was able to give just as much food advice as he did knowledge in his course.

Jacob Bohnhoff CHERYL STALEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I struggled in Statistics, and she always encouraged me. I finished with a strong B in her class and was thrilled! Kristina Holman

SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He allowed me to get a realistic idea of how tough but rewarding game development or any sort of media design is and has been an enormous help along my path to become a game designer. Austin Holt DAVE JOHNSON

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE If not for Coach Johnson, I would not have attended Lake Land and would not be transferring to another school to pursue collegiate sports. Hunter Clark LARA BACINO IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

I thought she was very driven and down to earth. I like how she treated us all with respect and made her classes very interesting. Danyelle Hovious MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark was by far the easiest teacher to understand and was just a very good teacher. His class was by far the hardest one I took but was my favorite class to go to because I enjoyed what he taught and also

enjoyed his way of teaching. He was also very personal and easy to talk to about anything whether it was about his classes or not. He was also very helpful with me when it came to scholarships. He helped me to go on and win at least one scholarship which helped pay for my education at Lake Land. All around, I really enjoyed him and hope to be able to stay in contact after my days of schooling. Grant Gough MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was a great teacher and one of the most knowledgeable guys I know in the field of agriculture. Jonathan Barth NIC NELSON IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He pushed me to do better in school.

Morgan Wolfer JOHN OLMSTED IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was very good at doing "hands on" and an excellent instructor. I learned a lot from him. Richard Evans

CAROLYN STEPHENS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Her discussions in class always brought out the opinions in others and the minds of the students and myself were opened. Discussions are important to me for learning, and her classes definitely helped me think more critically. Jonah Slifer

LISA EARP, KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY & BRUCE WALKER Lisa is a great instructor as well as a great advisor. She is polite and ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE positive, and I like her teaching style. She is also a good role model for students. Kathleen is always positive and in a great mood. She is a

wonderful instructor and goes out of her way to help the students. She is also a great role model. Bruce is positive and friendly and always willing to help or put in a good word. He gave me a chance to earn a scholarship, and I succeeded. I only had him for one course, but I'm thankful for the opportunity. I feel lucky to have had all three as instructors. I learned a lot from them, and I will take it with me. Wendy Plopper They truly believe in their students, and I think that makes a

difference. BRIAN LYNCH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was always willing to stay after class to re-explain a concept. Mackenzey White KRIS KERSEY

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He taught with enthusiasm and charisma which made for a very fun and educational experience. Micheal Shaw GREG POWERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Very simply, Greg Powers is genuinely interested in preparing his students for both entering the workforce and transferring to a four year school. Everything he does is aimed at helping us achieve our future goals. Ethan Deadmond DAVE CHAMBERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE His real life experiences really made Intro to Criminal Justice

interesting. I learned a lot from him. Michelle McDowell JON LEBOLD IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was very helpful to me as I researched going on for my bachelor's. He was always available to talk if I needed advice.

Michelle McDowell KATHY BLACK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Great teacher, really enjoyed her class! Michelle McDowell MARK NIEMERG

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark made a huge difference in my education. I learned the most in his classes when compared to any of my others and feel very prepared to further my education with confidence. Lucas Daniels KATHY BLACK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Her class allowed me to be prepared for the business world. Chloe Potthast JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was very passionate about his job.

Chloe Potthast DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was always available and truly wanted to see us succeed. His door was always open and would always talk to us about future plans and what to do to become more hirable. Nathan Breeze

GREG CAPITOSTI IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was a great instructor and took the time to help students understand hard material. Sean Johnson CINDY PHIPPS

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She did a great job of guiding me. Kayla Rogers MIKE RUDIBAUGH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He did a very good job of connecting our class work with real life and job experiences. He also was very involved in helping us with internships. Taylor Rich TYNIA KESSLER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE My first semester attending Lake Land College, I suffered a loss in my immediate family. Tynia went out of her way to make sure that I understood what the homework was and how to finish it while I

traveled to the funeral. Each semester after that, she was always more than willing to help out in anyway that she could. Irene Gibson BRYAN BURRELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE When coming into Lake Land from my last school, he helped me figure out what classes I needed to take and when.

Jerome Gray CINDY PHIPPS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was a wonderful teacher, a great advisor, and a tremendous help with classes. Alexis Bolyard

DAVID TURNBULL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mr. Turnbull made an hour and forty minute class so interesting that I took the next level class in the same format. He taught me many things about the human body that I will never forget as well as methods of memorization that I will never forget either. Kaleb Brown GREG POWERS

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Greg was a wonderful instructor who was very helpful to myself as well as others in our program. He goes above and beyond for all students. Justin Moore TERESA LANG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

She knows how make early childhood fun and exciting. But she also makes sure we are serious about child care and the rules of DCFS. Rachel Habing SUZETTE DOTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She made the class feel very comfortable and made the information

easy to understand. Chelsea Greuel MARK NIEMERG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mark is the type of person that say 10 plus years from now I could call him with a question while on the job and he would remember exactly who I am and would be more than happy to help. I learned more from Mark Niemerg than I learned from all other instructors

combined. Nathan Hendren BRIAN MADLEM IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was probably the best teacher I had while I was here. He would help you, but at the same time would have you find the answer on your own. Not only would he cover what was in the text, but he would also talk about what it would be like in a real shop environment. If I ever had any questions, he would always make time to help me get

past them. Levi Blickenstaff HEIDI BIRDSONG IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Birdsong has gone above and beyond to help me as a student. She has also helped the class as well and shown how much she cares about our success as students.

Tara Rae Balkan JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was always relating school work to real life situations. He was very helpful and intelligent and wanted nothing but the best for everyone, especially students. Kyle Niebrugge

LEO KITTEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Leo was there for his students every time they had a question; he would work with your schedule with understanding. Not to mention, Leo was just a great guy with a fantastic ability to get students fired up about class work. I would recommend his classes to anyone, not only for the content of class, but how he teaches you is beyond compare and something to be desired. I am so thankful for Leo and his help. Eli Stephens

KIM DAVIS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She has helped me a lot to make sure that special education is for me. Shelby Lampe ELIZABETH

HARTRICH IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was always there for whenever I needed her and always cared about not only mine but other students grades. If we were to get a certain grade point average in the class, she would come to you to try and work things out to try and bring up your grade. She a great teacher in clinic as well. Gabrielle Steevens KRISTEN

HOLSAPPLE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Holsapple was always a blast, gave the specific information that was needed to help pass our boards to get our license, and was always fun and uplifting! Gabrielle Steevens CLAIRE TORNOW

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was just a great instructor who took the time to make sure everyone understood the material that was being taught. She makes the subjects learned in class applicable to our everyday lives and ultimately makes class a more enjoyable experience. Maci Kyger GALEN ALTMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was my advisor and instructor of most of my classes. He was always there to help when you needed it and his lectures always gave the information that was necessary for the homework or test. He is very good at what he does. Austin Gahimer SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was basically one of the best instructors I've ever had. He was always super helpful and kept things interesting. If more teachers had

his attitude for their classes, you'd have a lot excited and cheerful students. Elizabeth Koehler IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE This instructor was very kind and always willing to help. He is very knowledgeable in his field of teaching, and I would take every class from him if I could. Outstanding instructor.

Lydia Rhine KATHY BLACK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is a great teacher and instructor. Kyle Woods

MEGAN STEWART IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I felt very comfortable asking her questions. I learned very easily from her. Tori Will KRISTA BURRELL

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She helped me gain the confidence in selecting courses I needed to graduate and always gave me a positive outlook before I left her office. By far the BEST treatment I have ever received in college! Mychal Atwood DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE He is by the far the best teacher I have ever had in my life. The fact that he was in law enforcement prior to being a teacher makes him relate to the classes and really digs into the details from another perspective. Clint Foster DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

I had Dustin as an advisor and as a teacher. I wouldn't take a CJS class with any other instructor. I liked the way he taught and how he related everything to us to understand. Brandon Helmuth KATHY BLACK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathy was my counselor through my entire Lake Land experience. No matter what issue I faced with school, I could email Kathy, and she

was more than willing to help me resolve it. Specifically, when she stood out to me as a counselor that really cared was when I decided to not transfer after Lake Land. This was a big decision for me, and I felt kind of worried that it wasn't the right one. I didn't want to transfer because my passions were leading me elsewhere. Kathy was fully on board for supporting me with pursuing my passions. Because of this, it gave me confidence that I was making the right decision, William Brooks and it gave me an extra drive to pursue my career. KAY FOREMAN

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was available to help students after work hours. Thomas Shoaff CHARLES JARRELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He was great. He wanted to make sure his students know how much time it takes to be a teacher. He made us make a lesson plan. When we started, he was straight forward with everything. Megan Bahrns ED THOMAS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE When I began school last fall, I was a week away from my due date. Though I managed to miss a minimal amount of school due to childbirth, Mr. Thomas

was there to encourage me. He referred to me as one of his "rock star students." He continued to tell me that I was getting one of the best grades in the class, despite just recently having a baby and in addition to a job. None of my other teachers were rude towards me, but none of them seemed to have the same degree of faith in me as Mr. Thomas did. On the first day of class, after he read his rather frustrating syllabus to the class, I began to fret and thought "Great, I'm going to hate this class even more than I thought I would!" Turns out, it's been my favorite class since being a student at Nolte Lake Bethany

Land, and he is my favorite instructor. WOODY REINHART IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He is a great mentor. He pushes you to succeed. Jarod Maske MARK NIEMERG

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He was an awesome instructor. He has a passion for understanding weeds and bugs. I would love to take future classes from him. He tries so hard to help people to understand. Jarod Maske JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He worked with my schedule and was very understanding of my time constraints. Destin Heimlich DUSTIN HEUERMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dustin has been a great big help for me. He always had answers to

questions I had. He always had time to send an email or talk to me in person when I needed advice. Dustin is a GREAT advisor!! Angela Powell VICKY WRIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mrs. Wright is a very humble person whom is a great example of a professional and caring nurse.

Jamilah Booths ED THOMAS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I had Mr. Thomas for Intro to Speech Communications. I DREADED going to this class because I was not a good public speaker and did not like getting up in front of people. By the end of the course, I actually ENJOYED public speaking. I could not believe it. Mr. Thomas is a great teacher and great person. I always recommend him to

students that take speech to take it with him. Thank you, Mr. Thomas, for being an awesome teacher and person. I will always be grateful for what you did for me!! Robert Smitley GALEN ALTMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I have had Galen for many classes in my three years at Lake Land and have enjoyed every one of them. He has a lot of passion for what

he does and what he teaches. Galen has always gone out of his way to help all of us Civil Tech students whether it be our school work or helping us find internships. I am very grateful that I got to have him as a teacher and mentor for the past three years. Thank you, Galen, for all you do! Robert Smitley HAROLD STRANGEMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He really made you analyze the material and really think about every day decisions and how they affect life. Melody Gallaher ELAINE WARNER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is an excellent teacher. She takes her time teaching and is very helpful when extra attention is needed.

Megan Bush ELAINE WARNER IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She took her time and did a very good job teaching. Shalana Elder

ALLEN DRAKE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He showed me the importance of details and following instructions. Curtis Presnall JEFF WHITE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He pushed me to finish a subject that at the time I wasn't very strong in. Mark Cole DAMON MCNEIL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He helped me better understand psychology and how people think.

He really thought outside the box a lot during each of our class periods. Patrick Simonton JOE TILLMAN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE I had no idea what I was going to do until I met Joe Tillman. He pulled me aside, talked to me, and helped me find something I am incredibly passionate about.

Zachary Williams KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Kathleen has given me encouragement, faith, and tools to help me succeed. She always made time for me and made me feel good about myself. She always responded quickly to emails and always showed a positive attitude. She made a difference in my drive and

determination to keep pushing through when I was ready to give up. Misti Lawrence LEO KITTEN IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He really tried hard to make sure I was able to do well in my classes and stayed interested in me as a person and not just someone in his class.

Hunter Clark KATHLEEN DAUGHERTY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She was very helpful and encouraging. Jacqueline Lustig ALLEN DRAKE

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Allen called me and helped me with the list of things I needed to do so I could attend Lake Land College. Also, when I messed up on a class and didn't pass, he helped me find a transfer class so I could still graduate with my group. Tristan McClelland IKEMEFUNA NWOSU IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE He was very detailed in his teachings, very helpful with career choosing and keeping on top of things. Ikemefuna was also very personal and easy to get along with. Elana Edwards SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Probably the best instructor I've ever had in my academic career. Jordan Kocher LAURA DETERS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She pushed me to be a better caregiver, encouraged me to do better and always made me feel that I could do it.

Lacy Ludwig SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He set me up for my career and to continue my education if I wanted to do so. Anything I go on to do in the future will be because of the education he gave me. Adam Seibert

ED THOMAS IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Ed Thomas helped me see my full potential and helped me be become a better student. People like Ed try and help you reach for the stars. He's a professor and leader that has helped me see where I can go in life. Thank you, Ed! Benjamin Sporleder GREG POWERS

IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Greg Powers is a wonderful instructor. He will tell you how it is and how to improve. He is certainly is someone who knows what is doing in life. Thanks, Greg! Benjamin Sporleder SCOTT RHINE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He is always very willing to help take care of students, understands that students have obligations and responsibilities outside of the classroom, and helps students attain their goals. Eric Kline EVA RITCHEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She is just an all around great person and a great instructor.

Courtney Gard NANCY CALDWELL IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE She showed an interest in the education and future of her students. Kendell Scott

KRIS KERSEY IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He hired me as a Work Study and helped develop some working skills. William White DAVID BUDDE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

He could always tell me about any course questions I had. John McNurlan JASON WRIGHT IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE He always made class interesting and made sure we understood our material.

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