President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of Lake Area Technical Institute Friday afternoon.

After starting the day with a speech in Portland Oregon, President Obama flew to Watertown, South Dakota landing at the Watertown Regional Airport.

Lake Area Technical Institute is one of the top community colleges in the nation, and is recognized for rigorously preparing its students with the skills they need to compete in the 21st Century economy.  With a two-year graduation rate more than twice the national average, Lake Area Technical Institute focuses on providing its graduates smooth pathways to high skilled careers with private-sector businesses.

Watch the speech here.