MTC apprenticeship graduates in early childhood education

(Bradenton, FL—June 13, 2017)   The Early Childhood Education apprenticeship program at Manatee   Technical College graduated 33 students on June 13.  All graduated having earned the national Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, which is considered key to career advancement...

Nine graduate from optometric assisting program

(Bradenton, FL—June 9, 2017)   Nine students graduated from the Optometric Assisting program at Manatee Technical College on June 8.  Graduates were Lauren Jacques, Elida Castillo, Alexis Garza (front, left to right), Julia Garcia, Maria Lopez, Kimberly Zabran (middle,...

MTC Fire Science Academy graduates class #31…31% women

(Bradenton, FL—June 8, 2017)   “Good job, mom!” exclaimed an 8-year-old as she was watching her mother graduate from the Manatee Technical College Fire Academy.  Firefighter class number 31 graduated on June 7, and 31% of the class were...

MTC to offer health careers summer camp for high schoolers

(Bradenton, FL—May 30, 2017)   Manatee Technical College will offer a summer camp for high school students interested in exploring careers in healthcare.  MTC was awarded a grant from the Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center to offer the...

MTC: Sweet Success at State SkillsUSA

(Bradenton, FL—April 27, 2017)   Many Manatee Technical College students were all smiles as they arrived back on campus Wednesday—most of them wearing their medals around their necks—after enjoying many successes at the 2017 state SkillsUSA competitions.  The Florida...

150 MTC students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

(Bradenton, FL—April 12, 2017) Entrepreneur and 22-year U.S. Army veteran Richard Rousey was one of 150 Manatee Technical College students to be inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on April 11 at MTC. The annual induction ceremony marked...

Two from MTC qualify for international HOSA competition

(Bradenton, FL—April 11, 2017)   Dental assisting students Heather Thielen and Gabrielle Hook qualified to compete at the international level when they took first and third place, respectively, in college-level Dental Terminology at the HOSA Future Health Professionals State...

Nurses graduate from Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—April 3, 2017)   Over 200 friends and family members, many with balloons and flowers, filled Cantrell Hall on April 3 as Manatee Technical College graduated 20 students from its Practical Nursing program. “Each one of us chose...

MTC honors outstanding business partners

(Bradenton, FL—March 7, 2017) Manatee Technical College honored three outstanding business partners at its semi-annual advisory committee meeting on March 6. The three honorees were pediatric dentist Dr. J. Robert (Rob) Hynton, the Bradenton Police Department under the leadership...

Big wins for MTC at SkillsUSA regionals

(Bradenton, FL—February 23, 2017)   Student after student from Manatee Technical College was announced a winner in the 2017 Region 6 SkillsUSA Skills and Leadership Conference on February 23.  MTC students won 123 medals: 64 gold, 35 silver and...

MTC car show draws over 1,000 in spite of weather

      (Bradenton, FL—February 18, 2017)   The threat of rain didn’t keep about 1,000 people from attending the 5th Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show at Manatee Technical College on Saturday.  It did cut it short by...

Dental assistants graduate Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—February 16, 2017)   Nine dental assisting technology and management students graduated from Manatee Technical College on February 15.  Graduate Austin Bennett wove the lyrics to Beyonce’s “I Was Here” into an emotional speech addressing his classmates: Claudia...

MTC students win 20 medals at HOSA Regionals

(Bradenton, FL—February 9, 2017) Over 450 students from Manatee, DeSoto and Sarasota counties filled the Manatee Technical College East Campus on February 2 to compete during the HOSA Future Health Professionals 2017 Regional Conference. Students from Manatee District Schools...

Manatee Technical College graduates 146 in winter ceremony

(Bradenton, FL—January 26, 2017)   Balloons and flowers dotted the crowd of family and friends as Manatee Technical College graduated 146 students Thursday evening.  The main campus programs included construction, manufacturing, automotive, business, cosmetology and design programs. “One year...

MTC Fire Science Academy graduates class #28

(Bradenton, FL—January 24, 2017)   Fire fighter class number 28 graduated from Manatee Technical College on January 24.  In a processional led by a single bagpiper, 11 students entered Wagner Auditorium to graduate from the Fire Science Academy. Prior...

Nurses graduate from Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—December 15, 2016)   Manatee Technical College graduated 15 students from the evening Practical Nursing program on December 14.   To make it to graduation, the students had to attend two nights per week from 6-10 p.m. and every...

Migrant children get dental care at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—December 13, 2016)   Migrant and farmworker students received free dental care at the Manatee Technical College East Campus on December 9.  Local dentists, hygienists and MTC dental assisting students provided care to 44 students, who have limited...