(left to right) Shane Ortmeur, Megan Dangel and Rick Melnur display a $2919.16 check to
the SD WWII Memorial from the Watertown School District and Lake Area Technical Institute.
The Lake Area Technical Institutes raised $2,043 through a variety of fundraising events including pizza parties, movie nights and the students vs. faculty basketball game that cost LATI bookstore manager and students activities coordinator Share Ortmeier their hair. In addition to the monetary contribution, the staff and students put together a Memorial of their own outside the LATI main office area. The Memorial was comprised of flags, photos, correspondence and other memorabilia. Some of the items with donated by WWI veterans in their families in Codington County. The Watertown School District raised an additional $876.16.