On July 17, 2018, FHS’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Instructor, Ted Missildine, was presented with the 2018 FLATE Distinguished Manufacturing Secondary Educator-of-the-Year Award in Orlando, Florida during the 52nd Annual FACTE (Florida Association of Career and Technical Educators) conference.  Mr. Tripp Hope, FHS Principal, (pictured on right) was also in attendance while Mr. Missildine received this prestigious award.

Nominees for the award must have demonstrated an impact on technology education at the local, state, and/or national level. This award represents FLATE’s (Florida Advanced Technological Education) commitment to support and recognize secondary faculty who make significant contributions to the education and training of today’s advanced manufacturing workforce.

Congratulations to Mr. Missildine and Freeport High School for this recognition.

Submitted by Donna Honish.

FLATE Award