ATEA 51st National AWARDS Link
Outstanding Technical Student Award winner
Justin Jackson, Heavy Equipment and Maintenance Program Central Lakes CC, Staples MN
L-R Rich Wagner, Ph.D., President ATEA Board of Trustees and President of Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN; Justin Jackson; and Dr. Mike Mires, Dean of Professional, Technical and Workforce Education at North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene ID.
Outstanding Technical Teacher Award
Troy Miller, Welding Technology Gillette College, NWCCD
L-R Rich Wagner, Ph.D.,President of ATEA Board of Trustees and President of Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis MN; Troy Miller;and Dr. Mike Mires Dean, Professional, Technical and Workforce Education North Idaho College, Coeur d' Alene ID
Outstanding Technical Teacher Finalist
Laura Chamber, Online English Instructor
Ogeechee Technical College, Statesboro GA
Rich Wagner, Ph.D, President of ATEA Board of Trustees and Laura Chambers.
Outstanding Technical Program
Nuclear Engineering Technology
Three Rivers Community College, Norwich CT
Dr. James Sherrard, Chair of Nuclear Programs
L-R Rich Wagner Ph.D., President of ATEA Board of Trustees, Dr. James Sherrard, Dr. Mike MIres, Dean of Professional, Technical and Workforce Education, North Idaho College, Coeur d' Alene ID
Nuclear Regulator Commissioner William Magwood IV (center) visits the ATEA technical program of the year Associate of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology) at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, CT” Dr. Sherrard (far left) with students, Trad Horner, Assistant Director of Training Dominion Nuclear Connecticut (2nd row 2nd from the left)
Silver Star of Excellence Award, Cloud Peak Energy
Awarded by ATEA and National Technical Honor Society
Cloud Peak Energy, Gillette Wyoming, nominated by Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD). L-R Paul Young, President NWCCD; Jed Jenson, Dean NWCCD; Sandra Krebsbach, Ex. Director ATEA; Marty Brown, Maintenance Trainer, Cloud Peak Energy; David Traverso, Systems Manager, Cloud Peak Energy; Mike Mires, Dean North Idaho College, Chair of ATEA Nominations Committee, James King, Vice Chancellor Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Tennessee Board of Regents, represent ATEA and National Technical Honor Society
John Deere Company, Moline Illinois, nominated by Arkansas State University-Beebe
L-R: James King, Vice Chancellor Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Tennessee Board of Regents representing ATEA and National Technical Honor Society; Sandra Krebsbach, Executive Director, ATEA; Jennifer Badding, College Partnership Manager, John Deere Company; Keith McClanahan, Director of Advanced Technology and Allied Health, Arkansas State University-Beebe, Mike Mires, Dean, North Idaho College, Awards Nominating Committee Chair.
Dunwoody Alumni Entrepreneur Panel: "The Role of Technical Education in Creating Companies"
L-R Rich Wagner, President Dunwoody College of Technology and ATEA Board of Trustees; Dale Nordquist, President Geotek; Ray Newkirk, Chairman, Teamvantage Molding, Inc.; Mike Hanson, President/Chief Executive Officer, Hunt Electric; and Ted Ferrara, Chairman, Standard Heating and Air Conditioning.
Thursday March 27 AM Panel Discussion.mp3