John Ziemnicki Named Volunteer of Year
Honored by Manatee Technical College Alumni Association
For nearly 30 years John Ziemnicki, principal architect and owner of World Design, Inc., has volunteered to help guarantee that Manatee County continues to have a highly-skilled workforce through his unselfish dedication to Manatee Technical College.
During these years Mr. Ziemnicki has served on and as Chairman of the MTC Drafting Advisory Board.
Mr. Ziemnicki has entered his ninth year as Chair of the MTC Board of Governors of which he has been a member for 13 years.
He is also in his seventh year as chair of the Manatee Technical College Foundation which he helped to create in 2002. MTCF, a separate 501(c)(3) organization, has as its sole purpose to acquire resources in order to help MTC achieve its mission. Most notably, the Foundation grants scholarships to MTC students for tuition, books, uniforms, lab fees and classroom supplies.
Earning a bachelor’s degree from the School of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mr. Ziemnicki holds a National Council of Architecture Review Board certificate. He is a 28-year member of the American Institute of Architects and a seven-year member of the Manatee Architects Association. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Mr. Ziemnicki served during the Cold War and in Vietnam.
The Manatee Technical College Alumni Association is proud to name Mr. John Ziemnicki as its Outstanding Volunteer of the Year.
The MTI Foundation's Mission is "To identify, solicit and acquire restricted and unrestricted resources to support the programs, educational services, teachers and students of MTC."
The Major Direction of the Foundation is to create awareness of the value of education provided and to secure funds to support the mission.
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