College Nominates Tech Faculty for National Award

Sheridan College technical instructor John Sikkenga has been nominated for the Outstanding Technical Teacher of the Year award from the American Technical Education Association.

The winner of the award will be announced at the organization’s annual conference coming up in April in Indianapolis.

According to a release from the college, Sikkenga has guided the college’s diesel technology program for 25 years and worked in the industry for 17 years before joining the college.

Jed Jensen is the college’s Dean of Career and Technical Education. He said Sikkenga is an outstanding instructor, a great club advisor and a mentor to students who has been able to build and maintain a program that is sought after by students and respected by industry partners.

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