Thursday, December 13, 2018
Mike Witfoth Named Pasco Schools NNB of the Year
Land O’ Lakes, FL – (December 12, 2018) – Superintendent Kurt Browning announced that Maintenance Area Specialist Mike Witfoth is the Pasco County Schools Non-Instructional Non-Bargaining (NNB) Employee of the Year during today’s quarterly district employee recognition ceremony.
Mr. Witfoth was at the ceremony being recognized with 20 of his Maintenance Services Department colleagues for volunteering to spend a week in Bay County helping Bay District Schools recover from Hurricane Michael. The group was recognized with the Superintendent’s Teamwork Award.
Mike has lived in Pasco County all his life and graduated from River Ridge High School. Shortly after graduation, he started his17-year career with Pasco County Schools as a maintenance assistant at the Northwest Bus Garage. That’s where he learned the importance of teamwork. He then went to work in Maintenance, learning the trades of fencing, flooring, and welding. After earning his certification as a master custodian, he was hired as assistant plant manager at Pine View Elementary School. A year later, he was promoted to plant manager and helped open Connerton Elementary School.
Mr. Witfoth continued his ascent within the Maintenance Services Department six years later when he was promoted to his current position of custodial area specialist. He oversees 25 elementary school plant managers and works alongside them to achieve the highest standards of cleanliness.
Mr. Witfoth will be honored with other employees of the year at a dinner ceremony on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The district also will nominate him for Florida NNB of the Year.
Link: Video of Superintendent Kurt Browning announcing NNB of the Year.