Champion For Industry Award

Meet Salvatore Menzo our June 2019 Winner below.

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Dr. Salvatore Menzo

Superintendent, Wallingford Public Schools

In his ten plus years as superintendent of Wallingford Public Schools, Sal has taken a once conventional public school district and transformed it into a diverse collaborative partnership with local manufacturers to develop hands-on educational programs that deliver career skills, both technical and soft, for students and local residents.

Prioritizing STEM in Public School Education


Sal’s focus has been to provide an outstanding education for his students and work on opening up career opportunities once they graduate. At the same time he has broadened his vision by improving the future of Wallingford as a unified town.

“Working with an advisory council of manufacturers, he and his team have developed programs that deliver the much-needed skills for the employers. “ –Anne Evans. 

Read the full article here.


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