Meet Austin Althouse
Althouse Sound and Weather is operated by Austin Althouse. Austin started his DJ and audio-visual career at the age of 14 in his hometown of Douglass, Kansas when he started playing music for High School and Middle School athletic events. His Sophomore year, he started running and preparing the sound system in the auditorium and ran it until the end of his senior year.
Austin was awarded in February 2018, the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA)'s Heart of the Arts award for his dedication and commitment to running his high school auditorium's sound system. He was also interviewed by the Kansas Department of Education TASN group which talks about how the staff used his strengths and interests to build skills that can be used in the future. The video can be viewed by clicking here. Austin graduated high school in 2019 and currently spends most of his time preparing for DJ and event sound gigs, creating playlists for those events, and running and maintaining the sound system and projection equipment at his church. He is also currently going to school to get a degree in Electronic Systems Technology.