Students of the Month
Cristina Perez – Pharmacy Technician
Dante Gardner – CNC Production Specialist
Tristan Flowers – Accounting Operations
Isabella Purvee – Adult Education
Rosa Ortiz – ESOL
Scott Farwell – Enterprise Desktop & Mobile Support
Haley Manfredi – Baking and Pastry Arts
Tiffany Halford – Professional Culinary Arts
Marisa Rodriguez – Cosmetology
Rookie Teacher of the Year
Tyler Shadick was celebrated by Lake County Schools as the Rookie Teacher of the Year for Lake Technical College. The event took place at the new Venetian Event Center in Leesburg.
National Technical Honor Society
Forty-two students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. The Induction Ceremony was held on Thursday, March 11 at 2:30 pm at the Eustis Community Center.
Career Boot Camp will be held from April 5-8 and April 12-15 at 11 am and 2:30 pm. Students will choose one session to attend every day for eight days and learn all about job searching, social media, creating a resume and cover letter, tips for interviewing, and following up with a thank you letter. Opportunities for prizes to those who participate!
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Ice Cream Social will be held on April 13 during lunch!
“Work a Career Fair” workshop will be held at 11 am live on April 21 and via ZOOM at 6 pm.
Career TechXpo ~ Spring 2021
April Employee of the Month
Charity Correa was selected as the April Employee of the Month! Charity is one of the Cosmetology faculty who loves her students, is always enthusiastic about her profession, and is an integral part of the Lake Tech family. Since November, she has worked to design, order, and install the new furniture in the lab and it looks great!
This newsletter is dedicated to our beloved Etta Woodruff who passed away on March 1.
From her Celebration of Life Service:
Etta was born to Johnny and Malissa Warren on May 25, 1956 in Miami, Florida. Etta went to school at Yalaha Elementary (1st – 3rd grades), Rimes Elementary (5th -6th grades), and Leesburg High School (7th-12th grades). Unto her were born 4 boys: Baby Warren who proceeded her in death, Justin Gregory Stevens, Brett Warren Woodruff, and Russell Joel Woodruff who provided excellent care to her during her illness.
Etta was employed by Lake County School Board for a total of 27 years. Her entire tenure was at Lake Technical College where she held various positions. The most recent and the one that she enjoyed the most was the Admissions Office Enrollment Specialist. Etta was a natural at this position. She got paid to do what she loved to do most “talk”.
Etta was very adventurous, and she loved to sing and travel. She was a writer, the ultimate planner, and the Martha Stewart of the family. Fall was one of Etta’s favorite times of the year. But no one loved the Christmas season as much as Etta. She started playing Christmas music in July, and the Christmas tree went up the day after Thanksgiving. Of course, she loved all of the Hallmark Christmas movies. Her favorite place to go when she was feeling down was the Christmas section at Peddler’s Wagon in downtown Eustis.
Etta loved her sons, granddaughter, sisters and brother. But most of all Etta loved her Lord and Savior. After a valiant fight with cancer, He who loved her most called her home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Malissa Warren, sister Malinda Warren-Begue, and brother Nathaniel Warren Sr. She leaves to mourn: Sisters: Johnnie Barnes, Marsha Haynes (Wellington), Brother: Jessie Warren, Granddaughter, Jaliah “Mooka Mooka” Stevens, Special Classmates: Vera, Reddick, Barbara, Carl, and Mary. Co-Workers: Laurie, Lana, and Sonya. Church family at Transform Ministries International Church Clermont, FL.