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Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations




Participants in the 11th class of Danville Community College’s Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate Program are shown (left to right, front row): Paul Fitzgerald, Paula Petty, Angela Crawley and Daniel Matherly; (back row): Scotty Adkins, Joel Winstead, Andrew Witcher, Clarence Greene and Kasey Soyars. Not pictured is Kevin Glass. 

DANVILLE, VA, January 6, 2011 – The 11th 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
Angela M. Crawley
Paul B. Fitzgerald
Clarence A. Greene
Kasey L. Soyars
Kevin L. Glass
Daniel T. Matherly

From Pittsylvania County
Scotty S. Adkins, Ringgold
Paula D. Petty, Chatham
Joel Winstead, Blairs
Andrew T. Witcher, Dry Fork

The 26-credit training program 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. Classes are forming soon
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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