Southern Technical College Welcomes Auburndale Mayor During Appearance

Auburndale, FL – (Feb. 16, 2016) – Auburndale Mayor Tim Pospichal spoke today at the Auburndale campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” about the importance of education and took some time to visit labs – even getting involved in a hands-on exercise.

Top photo, Auburndale Mayor Tim Pospichal spoke at the Auburndale campus Feb. 16. The speech can be viewed:


From left, Southern Tech’s Edna Margin, Ph.D., director of education, honors Auburndale Mayor Tim Pospichal during a Feb. 16 visit.


Student, left, Kelsie Smith got hands-on medical assisting experience with Auburndale Mayor Tim Pospichal in the phlebotomy chair as lab instructor Wendy Gorum looks on.


Pictured, from left to right, is Courtney Forbes (instructor), with Auburndale Mayor Tim Pospichal, Edna Murugan, Ph.D, Charles Owens (Senior Admissions Advisor), Fabiana Montanez (Registrar) and Chris Butler (instructor).

“We were thrilled the Mayor of Auburndale took the time to visit our campus and make remarks to our students and staff,” Murugan said. “Having the support of local leaders, like the Mayor, helps inspire students on their higher education journey to their careers.”

Southern Tech-Auburndale is located at 298 Havendale Blvd.


About Southern Technical College (

Founded in 2000, Southern Technical College is a career education school dedicated to providing students with the best possible career training and education in a student-centered environment. It was founded to combine traditional and job-practical teaching techniques in the areas of allied health sciences and applied technology. Delivered in a dynamic and professional environment, the curricula are designed to deliver intensive, hands-on training in core technical areas in combination with communication skills, interpersonal skills and a broad-based general education. Southern Tech is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education (CIE) and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Associate degrees in Surgical Technician at the Fort Myers, Tampa and Port Charlotte campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and the Health Information Management associate degree program at the Fort Myers campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).