2014 Award Timeline

July Criteria published and nominations are opened .

September 20 – Nominations Close


October 15 - Award elections are made by FLATE IAC award subcommittee, followed by review and approval by the FLATE Executive Committee.

November 1 - Award recipients and principal nominators are notified of their selection.

Awards presented during the Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) Annual Manufacturers Summit and Global Marketplace


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Award Sponsors


ConMed Linvatec

Mileo & Associates

Knights Armament




Florida High Tech Corridor Council


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FLATE Awards


FLATE Awards

2014 FLATE Awards Nominations Have Been Awarded


FLATE's Industry Honors & Professional Recognition Program brings recognition to both secondary and postsecondary educators as well as a person for outstanding contributions to promote technology education and career awareness in support of manufacturing.


FLATE Award winners are selected from submitted nominations from around the state. They are judged by an awards committee made up of industry representative of our FLATE Industry Advisory Committee.


2014 FLATE Awardees



Aubri Hanson


Assistant Professor of Technology at GCSC Receives 2014 Manufacturing Post-Secondary Educator-of-the- year Award

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Ken Jurgensmeyer


Director of Manufacturing Operations at Heat Pipe Technology to Receive Distinguished Manufacturing Service Award

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Russ Henderlite


Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Instructor at F. H. Peterson Academies of Technology to Receive the 2014 FLATE Secondary Educator Award

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For more information on the FLATE awards, or to nominate an awardee for next year, visit www.fl-ate.org, or contact Dr. Marilyn Barger, executive director of FLATE at barger@fl-ate.org or 813.259.6578.