August 5, 2016
by Terence Pinkston, Vice President of Marketing
TEMPE, Ariz., August 5, 2016 – Two students with CIW credentials walked away with the gold medal for Web design this summer at the 52nd Annual SkillsUSA National Championships. Elizabeth Witter and Brian Beach, students at Manatee Technical College (MTC) in Bradenton, Fla., earned the top prize in the Web Design – College/Postsecondary category. Witter and Brian both hold a CIW Site Development Associate certification they earned through MTC.
More than 6,000 outstanding career and technical education students — all state contest winners — competed in the SkillsUSA National Championships, held June 22-23, 2014, in Louisville, KY. The students competed hands-on in more than 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. The multimillion-dollar event is a showcase of the top career and technical education students in the country.
CIW would like to congratulate Elizabeth Witter, Brian Beach and MTC Web Development Instructor Vera Bourenina on their achievement.
About Manatee Technical Institute
Manatee Technical College is a post-secondary adult, career and technical education center. MTC students have won more medals at SkillsUSA National Championships than any other school, technical center or college in the United States for twelve years in a row. With industry input, MTC provides training for adults in high-wage, high-demand careers. MTC is accredited by the Commission of the Council of Occupational Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information on MTI, please visit www.manateetech.edu.
CIW is the world's fastest-growing vendor-neutral education and certification program for anyone who wants to enter or advance in the IT and Web technology workplace. CIW teaches and certifies industry-standard vendor-neutral job skills in the foundations of technical knowledge to help individuals pursue any IT profession they choose. More than just Web design and development, CIW also prepares its students for careers in networking, databases, data security and applications development. For more information on CIW, please visit www.ciwcertified.com/.
Vice President of Marketing
Certification Partners, LLC