Live, Breathe &

Smile Competition

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Day & Evening Classes Available!

* Not all campuses offer evening classes, contact MTI for more information on class schedules.

Are You Ready To Put Your Presentation Skills To The Test?

The Live, Breathe, and Smile Competition is an invitation-only competition where seniors complete a judged project for the opportunity to earn a scholarship to the MTI allied health program of their choosing, such as: medical assisting, dental assisting, or medical coding.

The top scholarship awards go to the first three spots, but all participants in the competition will receive a $500 MTI scholarship!

MTI's Allied Health Programs

  • Young student in medical setting

    Medical Assisting

  • Female student in PPE

    Dental Assisting

  • Female student sitting at PC

    Medical Coding Specialist

  • Medical Coding Specialist Hybrid

  • Massage Therapy

Not all programs are available at all campuses.

What Can I Expect At The Live, Breathe & Smile Competition?

  • Creating a visual aid on the unhealthy effects that smoking has on your physical and/or oral health.
  • A fun, family-oriented event where the whole crew is invited to come and see the completed projects.
  • Raffles for prizes from local vendors and giveaways.
  • Food and beverages will be provided.
  • An awards ceremony that concludes the competition and announces the winners.
  • And more!

When And Where Is The Live, Breathe & Smile Competition?

  • Thursday, April 4th, 2024 at all MTI campus locations

MTI Campus Locations

Springfield, IL

2731 Farmers Market Road, Springfield, IL 62707

East Peoria, IL

280 High Point Lane East Peoria, IL 61611

Moline, IL

3620 Avenue of the Cities, Moline, IL 61265

Springfield, MO

3600 S. Glenstone Outer Road, Springfield, MO 65804
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Note: Midwest Technical Institute, Inc. (MTI), together with its Delta Technical College (DTC) division are offering the Live, Breathe & Smile Scholarship Program to promote ongoing commitment to skilled trade education. All scholarships awarded through the Live, Breathe & Smile Competition must be used at one of our MTI or DTC campus locations. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. See official terms and conditions for details.

How Can MTI Change Your Life?

“When I chose MTI, I was looking for something that would benefit me as a learner. I get lecture, but I want to be able to do it hands-on. Here in the lab, I got to be hands-on and learn everything.”


Dental Assisting Graduate

“Without the training from MTI, I definitely wouldn’t have this life. It’s a good steppingstone. You can get your foot into a great working place and then build your career from there.”

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Satellite Locations

Missouri CDL Range

1551 S. Empire Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802

Illinois CDL Range

4600 Rodger St. Springfield, IL 62703
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