Record number of Manatee Tech students gave blood on 9/11

Zachary Carden, a 24-year-old carpentry student at Manatee Technical Institute, donated blood during a memorial blood drive at the main campus on 9/11.  He was one of 111 MTI students and staff who donated over the two-day drive.  “The 9/11 blood drive always has the largest...

Sugar Cubed: One of the Freshest Businesses in Southwest Florida

Sugar Cubed, 1506 13th St. W., Bradenton. The bakery is owned by Dana Johnson, who spent five years as a certified executive pastry chef at Manatee Technical Institute and has received the Best Chef’s America award. Cappuccino streusel muffins, key...

9/11 Day at Manatee Tech: Blood Drive

Manatee Tech will hold a 9/11 blood drive at the Main Campus 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, September 10 and 11. The goal of the blood drive is to provide a positive way for everyone to...

Air Products thanks Manatee Tech with a donation to help students

(Bradenton, FL—August 29, 2014)  Air Products Plant Manager, Mark Evans, stopped by Manatee Technical Institute on Friday to bring two checks to express appreciation and support to Manatee Tech.  The school has been training welders for Air Products for...

Instructor Work Selected in International Competition

Marina Proskurina, digital design instructor at Manatee Technical Institute, has earned two Merit Awards from the 2014 International Professional Photographers Association competition for one of her images, “Kaleidoscope.” This image was selected for the distinct honor of inclusion in...

Welding Program Earns Accreditation as AWS Test Facility

The Manatee Technical Institute Welding Department has earned accreditation from the American Welding Society, making Manatee Tech an Accredited Test Facility for AWS. What it means is that companies in the region who need welders certified to meet contract...

MTI Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

The Manatee Technical Institute Law Enforcement Academy graduated nine basic recruits last night. The graduates were Tyler J. Ackerman (class leader), Michael W. Fisher, Jr., Justin M. Garza, Robert J. Gwodz, Taylor M. Ledford, Nico S. Lee, Bertin D....

Auto Grad Earns Most ASE Certifications in 50-year History of School

Automotive Service Technology student Joachin Ochoa is graduating from Manatee Technical Institute on June 29 with the distinction of earning the greatest number of ASE certifications of any student in the school’s 50-year history. His MTI certificate and ASE certifications...

A Major Milestone for Manatee Technical Institute

What ranks as one of the region’s most treasured institutions will celebrate a milestone this coming weekend with its historic 50th graduating class. Manatee Technical Institute is a workforce and career training ground essential to the economic vitality of...

MTI wins most medals in state at Florida SkillsUSA

At an awards ceremony on May 2, Manatee Technical Institute presented 99 medals to the MTI students who won first, second or third at the 2014 Florida SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference, April 28 and 29 in Pensacola....

Students Created Cookbook to Raise Money to Go to Nationals

  (Bradenton, FL—April 28, 2014) Cooking with MTI is the name of a new cookbook that students from Manatee Technical Institute’s SkillsUSA Chapter are selling to raise money to help them go to national championships. Over 150 students participated...

MTI inducted 175 students into National Technical Honor Society last night

(Bradenton, FL—April 23, 2014) Manatee Technical Institute inducted 175 students into the National Technical Honor Society on April 22. Fewer than two percent of America’s secondary and postsecondary students are nominated for membership. Guidance counselor Vickie Miller led the...

Marine Students to Compete in Bottle Boat Regatta this Saturday

(Bradenton, FL—April 10, 2014) Bottles are not the typical material Manatee Technical Institute students encounter in their marine service technology class, but that is what three students from the class have used to build a craft for competition in...

MTI Health Occupations Students Win Most Medals in State

(Bradenton, FL—April 8, 2014) The Manatee Technical Institute Postsecondary Chapter of HOSA (formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America) dominated the Postsecondary-Collegiate Division competitive events at the HOSA State Leadership Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, April 3-6....

MTI students rally against sexual assault

(Bradenton, FL—April 1, 2014) Students from Manatee Technical Institute’s SkillsUSA Chapter held a rally and a walk against sexual assault at 10 a.m. on April 1, 2014. About 80 students from Web Design, Marketing, Cosmetology, Medical Coder/Biller, Patient Care...