Moore Norman Technology Center was a 2012-2013 Gold Star School recipient and had 31 first place state organization winners in Business Professionals of America, HOSA and Skills USA last year. MNTC was also awarded the 2013 Small Business Association Incubator of the Year award.
Bowen said that MNTC had passed its additional one mill building levy funds and that such a measure spoke of how dedicated the community is to MNTC. The tech center’s current five-year strategic plan will focus on economic development, building relationships and innovative technology.
In her final remarks, Bowen read an Albert Einstein quote about a fish who thought he was stupid because he was judged by the fact that he couldn’t climb a tree and asked attendees to help MNTC by advocating for the school and its students.
“Please help me and let people know that career tech is worth something to everyone,” she said. “Let’s not have those 40 percent think they’re stupid. They have things they can give back to our society.”