May 30, 2023 8:07 am

NEENAH (WLUK) — Six tech-ed teachers from about the state have been honored, which includes 3 from Northeast Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Company Globe and Plexus hosted the inaugural Manufacturing, Engineering and Technologies (MET) educator awards in Neenah Thursday.

The awards plan recognizes Wisconsin higher college and middle college teachers who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing manufacturing, engineering and technologies principles in their classrooms, to make certain the state’s future workforce is equipped with the capabilities and information essential to thrive in Wisconsin’s industries.

The winners are:

Higher College Educators

  • 1st Location – Roy Ward – Webster College District
  • 2nd Location – Scott Christy – Green Bay College District
  • 3rd Location – Melanie Shimek – Manitowoc College District

Middle College Educators

  • 1st Location – Craig Cegielski – Eleva Strum College District
  • 2nd Location – Heather Kiefer – Slinger College District
  • 3rd Location – Jon Larson – Small Chute College District

Jon Larson, Manufacturing &amp Engineering teacher in the Small Chute College District says it is wonderful to be recognized for undertaking anything he loves.

“My target is to generally give students possibilities and these possibilities come in lots of distinctive techniques it is possibilities to be involved with their curriculum, to encounter enterprise and business partners, possibilities to additional their education with dual credits, possibilities to be at areas like Plexus and our other manufacturing partners,” he mentioned.

Money prizes have been awarded to the winning teachers.