Features & Perspectives



Chris Werner, Lakeland College assistant professor of instrumental music and director of bands, has been honored by the college he attended for his undergraduate studies.

Werner is the 2016 UW-La Crosse Distinguished Alumni and Burt and Norma Altman Teacher Education Award winner. He will be presented with his award in September.

“I am humbled and flattered to be a recipient of this award,” said Werner. “UW-La Crosse has produced thousands of educators who are doing great work. To have your work recognized by your alma mater is special.”