Tommie Broome, instructor of the Process Technology: Petrochemical Refining program at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jackson County Campus, has received the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT) Trailblazer Award for Pre-hire Education in Process Technology (PTEC) Educator of the Year. Broome accepted the award at the 7th Annual Critical Issues and Best Practices Conference in Houston, Texas, in October The prestigious national award is designed to recognize educators, industry partners and advisory teams for their outstanding contributions.
“This award was an honor for me. It signals the greatest success I could hope to achieve,” Broome said. “To be nominated by one of my students and to be selected by my peers from all over the nation is truly a humbling experience.”
CAPT supports the development of a highly skilled, educated and diverse process-technician workforce for the chemical manufacturing, refining, oil and gas production, and pharmaceutical and other manufacturing industry sectors. To accomplish this, the center fosters the development and enhancement of quality education and training products and programs based on industry-established standards.
For more information about the Process Technology: Petrochemical Refining program at the Jackson County Campus, contact Broome, 228-497-7803, or e-mail email@example.com.