MTI to induct 170 students into honor society

April 14, 2014 

MTI to induct 170 students into national honor society

BRADENTON -- Manatee Technical Institute will induct 170 students into the National Technical Honor Society at 7 p.m. April 22 in Cantrell Hall. Instructors nominate students who demonstrate honesty, responsibility, service, skill, leadership, citizenship and scholarship. Students must have an A average.

Inductees will recite the NTHS pledge to maintain the highest standard of personal conduct by applying themselves to continue a record of scholastic achievement and to strive for excellence in all aspects of their education while upholding their obligations as citizens of their community and country.

MTI Charter for the National Technical Honor Society began in 1998. MTI students inducted into the organization number 1,180.

Van given to LWR's Culinary Innovation Lab

SARASOTA -- Businessman, philanthropist and restaurant investor Burton "Skip" Sack donated a vehicle to the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership. The 12-passenger 2013 Ford van will be used for educational programs, community outreach initiatives and special events, and for transporting visiting international students to the College's Culinary Innovation Lab on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch.

Sack, a well-known donor to many arts and health and human service causes in Sarasota, helps homeless veterans who need housing, training and employment. A project in development will use the van to bring veterans to the Culinary Innovation Lab for a food preparation certificate program aligned with jobs at area restaurants.

Family of God Church to observe Maundy Thursday

PALMETTO -- The Family of God United Methodist Church will observe a 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday with communion.

The Family of God United Methodist Church is the former drive-in church in East Manatee County at 5601 16th Ave. E., Palmetto.

Information: 941-722-7065,

-- Herald staff reports

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