Michael Thomason was named the 2016 Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year during the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference.
Each year, Mitchell 1 recognizes one of the nation’s top teachers for excellence in automotive repair instruction.
Thomason received a one-year complimentary subscription to Mitchell 1’s ProDemand diagnostic, estimating and repair information software for the school where he teaches. In addition, Mitchell 1 covered his travel expenses and accommodations for himself and a guest to attend the NACAT conference, and presented him with a check for $500 and a recognition certificate.
“Mitchell 1 is proud to join with NACAT to honor those who have demonstrated a commitment to educational excellence in the automotive repair industry,” said Nick DiVerde, senior marketing director, Mitchell 1. “Michael Thomason has an outstanding reputation as an instructor and we feel he is an excellent choice to receive this award. Everyone at Mitchell 1 would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to Michael on his achievement.”
Thomason is an automotive service technician instructor at the Great Plains Technology Center in Lawton, Oklahoma, where he has been on faculty for a year