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Josh Dirlam
Josh Dirlam
Title: Graduate Assistant
Email: jdirlam@ltu.edu
Josh Dirlam is in his first year as graduate assistant at Lawrence Tech. Dirlam was born in Livonia, Michigan, he grew up mostly in the Jackson, Michigan area. In his youth, he worked with PGA Professional Gary Robinson - who also teaches PGA Tour Pro Brian Stuard- for over a decade. He attended Western High School in Parma, Michigan. In 2014 he was an MHSAA Division 2 First-Team All-State Selection for Boy's Golf. 
 
Academic Career:
Majored in Business Administration with a Finance Major and Economics minor
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from LTU
2017 Financial Executives International- Detroit Chapter- Award Recipient 
2018 College of Management Graduating student- Faculty Award Recipient 
 
Josh was also heavily involved in student organizations including Student Philanthropy Council, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), Collegiate DECA,  and the College of Management Student Advisory Board. He also worked with finance professor Pavlo Tsebro to complete two research projects which were presented/displayed at LTU's Research Day in 2017 and 2018. 
 
Playing Career: He started the program his freshman year along with four other players and played in every round of every tournament that LTU competed in throughout his four years. 
 
Accomplishments: 
2017 and 2018 NAIA PING All-Region (North) Team Selection 
4-Time WHAC All-Conference Selection (3 first-teams)
2017 SAAC LTU Male Athlete of the Year
2017 and 2018 Cleveland/Srixon All-American Scholar Golf Team
2017 and 2018 Daktronics- NAIA Scholar-Athlete Award
LTU Spring Season Scoring Average Record (72.0) 
Made it to the Sweet 16 of the Michigan Amateur Championship in 2016 and 2017