Awards to highlight top manufacturers, educators

July 16, 2013 

Florida Advanced Technological Education Center, the National Science Foundation Center for High-Tech Manufacturing at Hillsborough Community College in Brandon, is calling on manufacturers, educators and industry colleagues to submit nominations for the 2013 FLATE Awards.

In its commitment to recognize outstanding contributions made by Florida's manufacturers and educators to advance technician training and education, FLATE will present three awards: The Manufacturing Post-Secondary Educator-of-the-Year Award, Manufacturing Secondary Educator-of-the-Year Award and the FLATE Industry Distinguished Service Award. Deadline to enter is Aug. 31.

Awards will be presented at the annual Manufacturers Association of Florida Manufacturers Summit, Dec. 4-6 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg. To enter, visit


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