July 1, 2020
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–No more Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown.

As of today, the two year school is known as Lake Area Technical College.

The switch from “institute” to “college” is being made at all four tech schools in the state.

Lake Area President Mike Cartney (pictured) ….


The name change bill was sponsored in the South Dakota House by Representative Hugh Bartels of Watertown.