Southern Technical College Welcomes Families During First Summer Jam Festival

Orlando, FL – (Aug. 2, 2016) –Summer fun filled the Orlando campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” recently during the first Summer Jam family festival.


More than 120 students, graduates, employees and their children attended the outdoor event that featured food, water slides, Zumba® dance classes, music and more.

A popular event was a the dunk tank where welding instructors KC Kane and James Quatrini along with electrical instructor Demetrio Balaguer faced the splash as part of the festivities.


Community partners included (pictured above) the U.S. Army, Wells Fargo and local Colombian restaurant Simon Parilla, which donated delicious dishes.


Certified Zumba instructor and current STC medical assisting student Koralys Morales led two classes (above) as part of the event.

Kids enjoyed music from a DJ while exploring the “Splash Zone” with kiddie pools, water balloons and super soaker water guns.


Campus executive director Martin Levert, center, pictured with left to right, Lori Rutland (Director of Career Services), Orvin Vargas (Career Services Rep.), Derek NeSmith (Dean), and Dr. Corina Langford (Associate Dean) grilled more than 200 hot dogs and hamburgers.

Southern Tech-Orlando is located at 1485 Florida Mall Ave. near the Florida Mall.


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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).