opmental market manager at the Belle Isle Supercenter, Champion is a 21-year Walmart veteran who bolstered morale through the worst days of the pandemic by asking her associates to wear yellow for Tuesday Senior Shopping Hour, a news release stated.
Champion was honored Aug. 5 during an in-store ceremony for her efforts in promoting optimism and positivity and making a lasting impact.
Metro Tech employees honored
Metro Tech employees were recently recognized for their commitment to career and technical education during CareerTech’s 2021 Oklahoma Summit Conference.The Gold Star award was also presented to Metro Tech for demonstrating a high level of excellence.
The following Metro Tech employees were presented Oklahoma Association of Career and Technical Education (OkACTE) awards:
Anita Parks, coordinator for Professional Development, received the 2021 OkACTE Dennis L. Portis III Rising Star award for New & Related Services (NRS) division.
Janet Portwood, Pre-Engineering Academy and Lead the Way teacher, received the 2021 OkACTE Dennis L. Portis III Rising Star award for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) division.
Lamont Harris, adult instruction coordinator for Economic & Workforce Development, received the 2021 OkACTE Outstanding New Professional award.
Reinaldo Diaz, director for Economic and Workforce Development, was a nominee for 2021 OkACTE Administrator of the Year for the Business Marketing, Information Technology Education (BITE) division.
Harrison Wolohon, Digital Cinema career program teacher, was a nominee for the 2021 OkACTE Teacher of the Year in the Trades & Industry Division.
Amanda English, Basic Police Officer Certification (BPOC) instructor and coordinator, received the 2021 ACTE National Teacher of the Year award.
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