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MNTC Employees Earn Multiple Awards During 52nd Annual Oklahoma Summit

Moore Norman Technology Center employees earned multiple awards during the 52nd annual Oklahoma Association for Career and Technology Education's Oklahoma Summit held in early August at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

MNTC Student Services Director Robyn Castleberry, Technical Careers Counselor Christa Simmons and HVAC/R Instructor Steve Yadon were recognized as graduates of the first class of the OkACTE Fellows program.

Additionally, Castleberry earned an OkACTE Silver Key Award for 25 years of service within the system and Yadon was recognized as the Technical & Industrial division president.

Other OkACTE awards saw MNTC Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor Shawna Herell honored as the Postsecondary Teacher of the Year within the Health Careers division, Employment Skills Specialist Jared Williams honored as an Outstanding New Professional and Disabilities Coordinator Barbara Rice honored with the OkACTE Kaleidoscope Award for her work to promote diversity and inclusion outside the classroom.

MNTC also earned its 18th Gold Star School title. This voluntary program is designed to recognize technology center districts that have met rigid and demanding criteria demonstrating a high level of excellence. The Gold Star School award provides recognition to districts with exemplary programs designed to meet a broad spectrum of community needs and is sponsored by Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers.

To learn more about the Oklahoma Association for Career and Technology Education visit okacte.org.  

For information about MNTC’s full or part-time career programs or its business and industry services call 405-801-5000.

Headshot of HVAC/R Instructor Steve Yadon

HVAC/R Instructor Steve Yadon

Headshot of Director of Student Services Robyn Castleberry, APR

Director of Student Services Robyn Castleberry, APR

Shawna Herell

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor Shawna Herell

Disabilities Coordinator Barbara Rice

Disabilities Coordinator Barbara Rice

Technical Careers Counselor Christa Simmons

Technical Careers Counselor Christa Simmons

Barbara Rice Earns Award
MNTC Gold Star School 2019
Christa Simmons Earns Award
Jared Williams Earns Award
Earns Award
Robyn Castleberry Earns Award
Brian Ruttman and Jeanette Capshaw Accept Gold Star Award
Shawna Herell Earns Award
Steve Yadon Earns Award
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