MTC nursing program #8 and 13 out of 100+ in two FL rankings

MTC licensure exam pass rates exceed state and nation (Bradenton, FL—August 5, 2019) The practical nursing program of Manatee Technical College (MTC) has been ranked #8 out of 103 programs in Florida by NursingExplorer.com and #13 out of 160...

10 of 20 students achieved awards in MTC Fire Academy class 38

(Bradenton, FL—July 30, 2019) Manatee Technical College Fire Academy celebrated 10 award winners on July 25, 2019.  Firefighter class #38 was a class of 20 students.  What is also noteworthy is six of the 20 were women, and four of...

MTC students medal at SkillsUSA National Championships

(Bradenton, FL—June 29, 2019) Manatee Technical College had 12 students medal and nine place in the top 10 in the nation at the 2019 SkillsUSA National Championships.  Of those, two placed first in the nation and 10 placed second. ...

MTC student places 2nd in international competition

 (Bradenton, FL—June 26, 2019) Akera Sanders came home with a silver medal from the 2019 HOSA Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference.  Sanders is an optometric assisting student at Manatee Technical College.  She placed second in the Medical Reading competition....

MTC welding students refurbish sculpture at Lee Middle

(Bradenton, FL—June 25, 2019) Five Manatee Technical College welding students used their skills to refurbish the large blue metal sculpture that sits in front of Lee Middle School. The sculpture was originally dedicated 25 years ago.  It was in need of...

MTC Law Enforcement Academy honors 4 for exceptional achievement

(Bradenton, FL—June 24, 2019) On June 20, Manatee Technical College celebrated the accomplishments of 14 students who completed the requirements of the Florida Law Enforcement Academy at MTC.  Four of those students were honored for exceptional achievement. Caleb Summeralls earned...

MTC graduates 450 in three ceremonies during this past week

(Bradenton, FL—June 21, 2019)   Manatee Technical College graduated 450 students in three Spring 2019 graduation ceremonies on June 17, 18, and 19 in Cantrell Hall. The Main and East campuses graduated 403 students from 45 career certificate programs in the...

Summer camp opens up options for young students

(Bradenton, FL—June 7, 2019) About 45 middle school and high school students spent June 3-6 at Manatee Technical College exploring careers at MTC’s Amazing Days Summer Camp.  The young students had the opportunity to explore baking and pastry arts,...

Youmans is a cut above

MTC barber instructor Aric Youmans took first place in the Creative Cuts – Professional Hair Styling category at the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event.  The event was held May 30 – June 1, 2019. As it is an international...

MTC Advanced Manufacturing students awarded scholarships

(Bradenton, FL—May 15, 2019) Performance Technical Services awarded $500 scholarships to Leah Kessler and Steven Trottier.  Both Kessler and Trottier are Advanced Manufacturing students at Manatee Technical College.   PTS honored Kessler and Trottier for their recent win of...

Attorney engages students in lively discussion of Bill of Rights

(Bradenton, FL—May 10, 2019) GED® students at Manatee Technical College enjoyed a lively discussion on the Bill of Rights with local attorney Pamela Hernandez, Esq. this week.  The students are preparing to take the Social Studies portion of the...

MTC student wins scholarship from Great Clips

Bradenton, FL (May 1, 2019) – The franchise owners of local Great Clips salons recently awarded cosmetology tools worth $1,000 to Caitlin Johnson, a student at Manatee Technical College. Johnson of Bradenton, Florida, and thousands of other cosmetology students...

MTC grad to represent USA at WorldSkills Competition

Young Skilled Web Design Technician to Compete at WorldSkills Competition Leesburg, Va. — Matthew Vreman, of Parrish, Fla., will represent the United States in Web Technologies at the biennial WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia. Vreman will compete as a member...

83 students inducted into honor societies

(Bradenton, FL—April 24, 2019)  Manatee Technical College inducted 83 students into national honor societies April 22 and 23, 2019. National Technical Honor Society MTC inducted 62 students into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on April 23.  The NTHS is...

MTC short films in Sarasota Film Fest

Of the six short films chosen for the Florida Showcase Shorts (Block 2) in this year’s Sarasota Film Festival, two had ties to Manatee Technical College.  One was a student project directed by MTC digital video technology instructor Amity...

49 students medal at state SkillsUSA, 28 qualify for national

(Bradenton, FL—April 10, 2019) Manatee Technical College saw 49 students medal at the Florida SkillsUSA 2019 State Leadership and Skills Conference.  Of those, 28 placed first in the state, 17 placed second, and four placed third.  First-place winners qualify...

MTC instructor recognized by school board

The School Board recognized MTC instructor Dr. Michael Afanasiev for receiving a patent for an air-conditioning training simulator.  His invention helps teach a complex system easily, safely and inexpensively.  One of Dr. Michael’s students, Doug Windsor, helped explain how...

MTC offering free ESOL and GED® classes for a limited time

(Bradenton, FL—April 3, 2019) Manatee Technical College is offering free GED® and Adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes beginning April 15.  They are available day and night at three locations throughout the county.  Online classes are...

Free training at MTC to open doors to careers in vision care

(Bradenton, FL—April 5, 2019) Manatee Technical College is offering express training to open the door to career opportunities in the field of vision care.  The one-month Optometric Express class starts May 7 and will be held at the East...