Faculty Connections

Faculty Appreciation Month 2022 at RSI

May was Faculty Appreciation Month at RSI. During Faculty Appreciation Month, we take some time to celebrate our hardworking instructors, talking about the incredible work they do to make our students’ dreams come true, as well as their personal lives. Shannon Cody Welding Instructor   Shannon has more than 22 years of experience as a […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Beau Bilkey

Beau, 26, from Soldotna, Alaska, was an RSI welding program graduate himself in 2018. He is now a Welding Instructor at The Refrigeration School. Beau has been teaching at RSI for about six months. Thanks for your time, Beau. What brought you from the cold of Alaska to the heat of Arizona? I was born […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Carlson Holloway-Factory

Carl, 49, is a Commercial Electrical Instructor at The Refrigeration School. Born in Newport News, Virginia, Carl is a self-described “military brat.” His mother was Army and his dad was Air Force, so they traveled a lot. If he had to call somewhere home, it would be Washington state. That’s where he finished high school […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Ted Temple

Ted, 63, from St. Louis, Missouri, is an HVAC Instructor at The Refrigeration School. Ted rejoined the school as an instructor about three months ago, having taught here previously in 1995/1996. Ted currently teaches the Refrigeration Systems & Practices phase to afternoon and night-class students taking the Refrigeration Technologies and the Electro-Mechanical Technologies programs. Thanks […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Shannon Cody

Shannon, 45, is a Senior Welding Instructor at The Refrigeration School. Originally from Grand Falls, AZ – a place that Shannon describes as “a little dot in the Navajo Nation”—Shannon has 22 years of experience in the welding field and has been instructing at RSI for one year. Thanks for your time, Shannon. Tell us […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Manyard Engle

Maynard, 60, born and raised in El Paso, Texas, is an HVAC Instructor at RSI, currently teaching Phase 8 – Advanced Troubleshooting.  Maynard joined RSI in spring 2020 and has been in the HVAC field over 30 years. Thanks for your time, Maynard. Tell us a little about your background and experience? I was 17 […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Hannah Ruebbelke

Hannah, 41, is a residential wiring instructor at The Refrigeration School. Hannah was born in Minneapolis, MN, but followed her family to Phoenix in 2005 when she realized she was the last one left there! Thanks for your time, Hannah. How long you’ve been teaching at RSI? About nine months. I started as an instructor […]

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