Thirteen people apply for LATC president’s job

October 28, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown School District Superintendent Dr. Jeff Danielsen tells KWAT News thirteen people applied to become the next president of Lake Area Technical College (LATC).

Danielsen says it was a nationwide search that yielded applicants from multiple states.

The names of the applicants are not being made public.

Danielsen says interviews will be conducted in November, with the goal of announcing the next president around Thanksgiving.

LATC President Mike Cartney announced he’s retiring at the end of the calendar year after nine years in that position.

LATC is part of the Watertown School District’s K thru 14 education system, and is governed by the Watertown Board of Education.