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Participants in the 13th class of Danville Community College’s Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate Program are shown (left to right): Kelen Goode, Kelly Thompson, Hilliard “Raynard? Harper, Charity Robinson, Richard Lewis, Samuel Fuller, Kermit Hairston, Wendy Whittle, Travis Harston, Jr., Victoria Journigan, Gerrod Chappelle and Ronald Gregory. Not pictured is Gwendolyn Robinson. The next class starts in September.

DANVILLE, VA, August 17, 2011 – The 13th group of students in Danville Community College’s Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate Program recently completed the curriculum and are now on their way to new employment opportunities. The 12-week training program prepares students for employment in various manufacturing jobs requiring advanced technical and operator skills as well as knowledge of advanced manufacturing practices.

The recent program graduates are:

From the City of Danville
Gerrod Chappelle
Samuel Fuller
Kelen Goode
Ronald Gregory
Kermit Hairston
Travis Harston, Jr.
Victoria Journigan
Charity Robinson
Gwendolyn Robinson
Wendy Whittle

From Pittsylvania County
Hilliard “Raynard? Harper,Ringgold
Richard Lewis, Chatham
Kelly Thompson, Callands

The training program (28 credits) is offered in cooperation with area companies and organizations that are seeking highly skilled workers. Participants develop a strong knowledge of the skills required in manufacturing within a concise and flexible schedule. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. The next class is set to begin September 12. All classes are held at the Regional Center for Advanced Technology and Training. Funding may be available to assist with tuition.

For more information, contact DCC’s Workforce Services Office at 434.797.6437, or click here.


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