Meet Your Recruiters

Meet the friendly faces of our Admissions team!

Aryn Hopson, Recruiter



Call Aryn: 785.670.3342

Aryn visits the following high schools: Jefferson Co. North, Jeff West, McClouth, Osage, Oskaloosa, Valley Falls, Wamego and Washburn Rural.


Luci Zieman, Recruiter


Luci grew up in El Dorado, Kan.  From there, she attended Washburn University and earned her degree in Elementary Education and then received her masters in College Student Personnel from ATU. Luci has diverse experience in higher education, specifically Residential Life, including work experience in New York and Massachusetts.  She has been at Washburn Tech since 2013 and enjoys assisting students find an educational path for which they are passionate. 

Call Luci: 785.670.2373

Luci visits the following high schools: Hiawatha, Holton, Jackson Heights,  Onaga, Rossville, Royal Valley, Sabetha, Seneca (Nemaha Central), St. Marys and Topeka High.


April Sidesinger, Recruiter


April grew up in Sharon Springs, Kan. After high school, she attended Oklahoma Christian University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in behavioral sciences. After graduation, she moved to Topeka Kan. and worked at the Kansas Department of Agriculture for five years until she became an Admissions Counselor in November 2016. April believes everyone deserves to gain knowledge and experience in a career they have a passion for and Washburn Tech is a great place to start!”

Call April: 785.670.3341

April visits the following high schools: Burlingame High School, Highland Park High School, Hope Street Academy, Lyndon High School, Marais Des Cygnes High School, Mission Valley High School, Osage City High School and Santa Fe Trail High School.