February 2013 e-Newsletter
AVTEC Mission
AVTEC is a postsecondary vocational and technical training center. Our mission is to train a diverse and effective workforce that supports the economic growth and stability of our state.

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Culinary Students Cater Seward Event

Pictured from left: Raney Filiaga, Meghan Dean, Cecily Settle, Senator Murkowski, Ian Rouseculp and Cathy Harrell.

AVTEC Professional Cooking and Baking students catered a “grand opening” party on Jan. 11 for the new Seward Community Library and Museum.

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Tesoro Donation

Tesoro donated an IRD Mechanalysis B10 Balancing Machine. This piece of equipment will be used for training students in AVTEC’s Industrial Electricity program, Power Plant and Mechanical Trades programs.

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Tim Akers Memorial Scholarship

Photo and article courtesy of The Alaska Community Foundation

Donald Forrester, an AVTEC Combination Welding student is the first recipient of a $1,000 award from the Tim Akers Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Meet AVTEC Graduate Mike Schnell

Mike Schnell
, an AVTEC June 2012 Industrial Electricity graduate, began working as an electrical equipment service technician at Hayden Electric Motors shortly after he completed his training.

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e-Newsletter Comments & Feedback
The AVTEC monthly e-Newsletter is published by AVTEC Alaska's Institute of Technology to keep friends and alumni in touch with the news and events of AVTEC. Comments or feedback regarding this newsletter can be sent to Linda Carpenter.

Alaska's Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 889 ~ 809 2nd Avenue ~ Seward, Alaska 99664
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AVTEC is a division of the Alaska Department of Labor
and Workforce Development

AVTEC does not discriminate due to race,
color, national origin, age, sex,
political affiliation, religious beliefs, or disability.

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