Congratulations to Sonny’s Enterprises, the winner of the district’s Project-Based Learning Partnership Award and to John Burke, the eLearning Coordinator at Atlantic Tech,
Congratulations to Sonny’s Enterprises, the winner of the district’s Project-Based Learning Partnership Award. Sonny’s Enterprises provides professional expertise, mentoring and significant financial support to Atlantic Tech’s Robotics team. Engineers, managers, machinists, and the company president, Paul Fazio worked side-by-side with students, from concept to completion, to build a competitive robot able to win at regional, state and national competitions!
Another district winner, John Burke, the eLearning Coordinator at Atlantic Tech, has been recognized as the Mentor of the Year for Broward County because of his committment to the Take Stock in Children program. For the last four years John has met with his student weekly, offering advice and a friendly ear. We are so lucky to have these outstanding award recipients working with students at our school.
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Desmond Blackburn, Chief Officer, School Performance and Accountability; Robert Crawford, Director, Atlantic Technical Center and Technical High School; Dr. Valerie Wanza, Director, School Performance and Accountability; Paul Fazio, President, Sonnys Enterprises and, John Burke, Mentor of the Year.
Six of Atlantic Tech’s Culinary students in the Magnet High School received in excess of $4000 in scholarships from the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in an awards ceremony where Superintendant Runcie was the keynote speaker. Additionally, Chef Rona Moulu was announced as the Culinary Instructor of the Year. Congratulations to the scholarship recipients and Chef Rona!
Pictured from left to right: Atlantic Tech’s Director, Robert Crawford, Assistant Director, Cory Mimbs, Superintendent Runcie, Brenna Lutes, Jacqueline Perez, Luan Paim, Chef Rona Moulu, Maria Ramirez, Culinary Dept. Chair Chef Martin Wilcox, and Samantha Castignoli. Not pictured is Kayla Martin.