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Spirit of MTI Awards Announced

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The twentieth annual Spirit of MTI awards were presented at Mitchell Technical Institute’s commencement recently.   Faculty members annually select one student graduating from each program for the honor.  Students are chosen as the graduates who best embody the “spirit” of MTI and exemplify their chosen occupation through study, hard work, reliability, contribution to their program, and future potential in their employment field.  Each was presented with a commemorative plaque during the graduation ceremony.

2019 recipients include:

Automation Controls/SCADA Ethan Roth, Mitchell
Information Systems Technology Derek Ridgway, Mitchell
GPS/GIS Mapping Technology Chandler Day, Webster
Telecommunications Trevor Ryan, Highmore
Accounting Tamra Musick, Mitchell
Business Management Jill Bertus, Avon
Culinary Academy Matthew Higgason, Plankinton
Architectural Design & Building Construction Myles Horton, Mitchell
Electrical Construction & Maintenance Wiley Heath, Colome
Heating & Cooling Technology Ty Auske, Aberdeen
Manufacturing & Machining Phillip Goettsch, San Antonio, TX
Progressive Welding Jaxon Guenther, Crofton, NE
Agricultural Business Jordan Jelinek, Mitchell
Agronomy Austin Hoff, Parkston
Animal Science Chase Peterson, Wallace
Diesel Power Technology Grant Aberle, Glencross
Power Sports Technology-Marine Marshall Johnson, Miller
Power Sports Technology-Motorcycle Peyton Jondahl, Groton
Precision Ag Technology Austin Sumption, Hecla
Human Services Technician DeZarae Tollefson, Mt. Vernon
Licensed Practical Nursing Shelbi Karr, Armour
Medical Assistant Bridget Weisser, Wagner
Medical Laboratory Technology Matthew Johnson, Mitchell
Medical Office Professional Alyssia Thompson, Wagner
Radiation Therapy Megan Kortan, Albert Lea, MN
Radiologic Technology Kori Tschetter, Tulare
Electrical Utilities & Substation Technology Tyler Horn, Wolsey
Wind Turbine Technology Nathan Lahue, Mitchell
Natural Gas Technology Nicholas Andresen, Madison
Power Line Construction & Maintenance Christopher Punt, Armour

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