Lee Queen (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara )
The February 2020 UTTC “Alum in the Spotlight” is Lee Queen (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara ). Lee graduated from the UTTC Heavy Equipment Operations (HEO) Program in December of 2018. Lee grew up all around North Dakota and he and his family currently live in Mandan, ND. Throughout his studies, Lee remained focused and it paid off. Lee started his own construction company called Rabbithead Construction, LLC on November 28, 2018, right before completing the HEO program. At one point he employed 7 people in his company. Rabbithead Construction specializes in erosion control and sediment. His past and and current work includes contracts with the North Dakota Department of Transportation, the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Tribe, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and airports. Lee has said, “The UTTC HEO program changed my life.” Lee will be speaking to the current HEO students and sharing his story of how the HEO program helped him succeed. Congratulations, Lee!