(Bradenton, FL—July 18, 2018) Matt Schole has been named Outstanding New Career and Technical Educator at the 2018 conference of the Florida Association for Career and Technical Education (FACTE). Schole is the Baking and Pastry Arts instructor at Manatee Technical College in Bradenton.
“Matt’s energy and dedication make him an exceptional employee who always goes beyond the call of duty,” said MTC director Valerie Viands, Ed.D. “He is a role model for his students with his work ethic and enthusiasm…one would never know he is a new educator.”
FACTE presented Schole the award during its 52nd Annual Conference and Trade Show, July 16-18, in Orlando.
Schole has been teaching at MTC for three years. During his tenure, he has trained dozens of students to be professionals in their field and has helped place them in exciting careers. He and his students have created dazzling dessert displays at school district and community events, such as Excellence in Education Awards, Hob Nob, and Wine Fest, to name a few.