Mattoon, IL- (Effingham Radio)- The Lake Land College John Deere Tech program welcomed 14 new technicians to the field at its annual graduation recognition banquet.
The John Deere Tech program, offered jointly by John Deere Company and Lake Land College in cooperation with area John Deere dealers, offers students many unique opportunities, including earning a salary while learning through on-the-job training at a participating dealership; training on the latest John Deere tractors, combines and implements and learning the newest diagnostic and servicing procedures.
Sponsored by area John Deere dealers, students also have the opportunity to move directly into employment with their sponsoring dealership upon successful completion of this associate degree program.
The John Deere Tech graduates for 2018 are:
Lane M. Baker, Greencastle, Indiana, sponsored by AHW-LLC, Rockville, Indiana
Matthew E. Bockhorn, Sparta, Illinois, sponsored by Wm. Nobbe & Co., Steeleville, Illinois
Charles A. Brock, Stilesville, Indiana, sponsored by Reynolds Farm Equipment, Mooresville, Indiana
Jacob D. Eickoff, Jerseyville, Illinois sponsored by Wm. Nobbe & Co., Jerseyville, Illinois
Trevor D. Ferrand, Greencastle, Indiana, sponsored by Reynolds Farm Equipment, Mooresville, Indiana
Harrison D. Hoene, Charleston, Illinois, sponsored by Alliance Tractor LLC, Mattoon, Illinois
Austin L. Marino Marburger, Taylorville, Illinois, sponsored by Sloan Implement Co., Taylorville, Illinois
Scott A. Myers, Moweaqua, Illinois, sponsored by Sloan Implement Co., Assumption, Illinois
Daine R. Powell, Sidell, Illinois, sponsored by AHW-LLC, Urbana, Illinois
Riley O. Reynolds, Mt. Zion, Illinois, sponsored by Sloan Implement Co., Assumption, Illinois
Jordan D. Stewart, Williamsfield, Illinois, sponsored by Martin-Sullivan Inc., Galesburg, Illinois
Evan B. Stokes, Mayfield, Kentucky, sponsored by Hutson Inc., Mayfield, Kentucky
Nicholas J. Wallpe, Fowler, Indiana, sponsored by AHW-LLC, Williamsport, Indiana
Avery S. Wheat, Waterloo, Illinois, sponsored by Wm. Nobbe & Co., Waterloo, Illinois
The John Deere Tech program is a special admission program. For more information, contact Counseling Services at 217-234-5232 firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Lake Land College’s Flicker page for individual photos of this year’s 2018 John Deere graduates.
Lake Land College District 517, located in Mattoon, Illinois, serves the second largest community college district in the state, with a total population of 189,869. The Lake Land College district comprises all or part of 15 counties and 31 public school districts in rural east central Illinois. Counties served by Lake Land College include: Christian, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Macon, Montgomery, Moultrie and Shelby.