Marvin Melvin Career Technical Educator Awards

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Marvin Melvin

The Marvin Melvin Career Technical Educator Awards are given to outstanding career-technical educators in Santa Barbara County, in memory of long-time Santa Barbara High School Industrial Arts teacher, Marvin Melvin. Marvin, known for his quick wit and bow tie, taught machine shop, metal, and drafting classes. One of his students was Frank Schipper, who excelled in learning and applying machine shop skills In fact, Frank won a first place CA State award for building a wood lathe under Marvin’s supervision. The awards are sponsored annually by the Frank Schipper Construction Co. and Tradart Foundation, with coordination by the SBCEO Teachers Network. One North County and one South County Career Technical Educator in the high schools receive this honor annually.

There is no application process for this award. Rather, nominations for the awards are made by the ROP program administrators.

 

Marvin Melvin Career Technical Educator Award winners:

2016
Tamra Ryan, Virtual Enterprise, Computer Business Applications, Instructor, San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara County Education Office
Dave Beatty, Advanced CAD Manufacturing, Instructor, Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District

2015
Michael Johnson, SBCEO ROP/ Automotive Instructor, Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District
Timmy Palmer, Wood Shop Teacher, Santa Barbara Junior High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District

2014
Karen McConnell , Ernest Righetti High School, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
Lee Knodel, Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District

2013
Ray Patton, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
Amir Abo-Shaeer, Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District

2012
Russell Granger, San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
Sue Hope, Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District

2011
John Dent, Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Unified School District
Barbara Reineke, Santa Maria High School, Santa Maria Jt. Union High School District

2010
James Bayley, Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Secondary School District
Scott Schaller, Cabrillo High School, Lompoc Unified School District

2009
Rick Ceriale, San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Secondary School District
Robert Garcia, Righetti High School, Santa Maria Jt. Union High School District

2008
Marcene Newman, San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Secondary School District
Ronald “Chip” Fenenga, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District

2007
Michele Humboldt, Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Secondary School District
Tony Bauer, Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District

2006
Bonnie Barber, Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara Secondary School District
Joe Graack, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District

2005
Lee Ann Ben Kinney, Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara Secondary School District
Philip Dinter, Lompoc High School, Lompoc Unified School District

2004
Lance Ideker, San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara Secondary School District

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