Revised October 2012 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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 - Admissions & Financial Aid
 - Training Programs & Courses
 - Training Costs & Dates

 - AVTEC News and Events
 - Student News and Events
 - Donations to AVTEC
 - Job Opportunities at AVTEC
 - Advisory Board News
 - AVTEC Faculty

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Remembering Darrell Deeter

The AVTEC family was saddened to learn that fellow colleague and friend, Darrell Deeter, passed away on Sept. 7. In honor of Darrell’s numerous and lasting contributions to AVTEC, the Darrell Deeter Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established.

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Megan Clancy Scholarship

Willard Dunham, father of Megan Clancy and AVTEC-Alaska’s Institute of Technology Board Member, recently awarded the first $1,000 Megan Clancy Scholarship to Jeff Martin (pictured above at right with Willard Dunham).

The scholarship was established by Willard and Beverly Dunham and their family in memory of their daughter Megan who was the Lead Admissions Coordinator for AVTEC for many years. Megan was very active, interested in the students and quite proud of the school, Willard said.    

“Congratulations to Jeff Martin and a big thank you to Willard and Beverly Dunham for supporting AVTEC and memorializing Megan by helping students pay for training,” AVTEC Director Fred Esposito said.

New Heavy Equipment

AVTEC was able to remodel, install new equipment in culinary area and purchase new heavy duty truck equipment, with state and federal funds

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AVTEC Advisory Board News

Pictured left to right, outgoing AVTEC board members, Charlie Deer, Dana Cruz, and Richard Swoboda. Photos courtesy of Chris Arend Photography.

Three AVTEC board members resigned this fall and the board welcomed three new members.

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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
Admissions (907) 224-3322 | (800) 478-5389 | Fax (907) 224-4400

AVTEC is a division of the Alaska Department of Labor
and Workforce Development

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