Mike Battistel was recognized for his teaching ability in 2008, recieving the "Teaching Excellence Award" from BCIT. Now he's being noted for his contributions to Cascadia Windows as VP Operations. "Mike Battistel seems inextricably linked to the concept of innovation" the article reads. Cascadia was named into the top 10 of BC's most innovative companies by BC Business Magazine earlier this year.
 
The article also mentions how Mike has hired many of his students from BCIT, including Technical Sale Rep, Michael Bousfield . "I am proud to say that [the team] includes several BCIT grads". To read the article in full, click here.