Congresswoman Suzan DelBene to Deliver Lake Washington Institute of Technology Commencement Address


Leslie ShattuckDirector, Communications & Marketing(425) 739-8236

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Kirkland, Wash. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of the 1st Congressional District of Washington state will deliver the Lake Washington Institute of Technology commencement address on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, Wash.

“It’s an honor to deliver the commencement address for the 2015 graduates from Lake Washington Institute of Technology,” said Congresswoman Suzan DelBene. “The demand for skilled workers is on the rise and these graduates are well prepared to join the 21st century workforce and contribute to the continued success of Washington state.”

Congresswoman DelBene has been a great champion of Lake Washington Institute of Technology students, faculty and staff. She along with members of her staff have visited the campus many times to see the college’s programs in action.

“Congresswoman DelBene’s commitment to hard working students, especially her dedication to those who are economically disadvantaged, through the expansion of the Basic Food Employment and Training program, has made education accessible and program completion possible for our students,” said Dr. Amy Morrison Goings, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

About Lake Washington Institute of Technology

As the only public institute of technology in Washington State, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) provides students with the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. LWTech offers nine applied bachelor’s degrees, more than 40 associate degrees and 80 professional certificates, in 41 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.