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Three Roane Countians are among the recent area graduates of Roane State Community College’s Advanced Materials Training and Education Center.
Ben Miller of Harriman and Dustin Cooper and Debbie Vowell, both of Oliver Springs, are among those completing the 14-week course based at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
AMTEC is the college’s no-cost, high-tech training program for those who are unemployed or underemployed.
Participants are trained to work as manufacturing technicians.
Courses include OSHA safety certification, computer skills, basic lean manufacturing, basic machining and measuring, basic plumbing and basic computer-aided drafting and design.
AMTEC participants also receive specialized instruction in composites and solar energy technologies.
The training available through AMTEC is offered at no cost thanks to grant funding.
Other area graduates are Sherry Broughton Marx and Brandon Godsey, both of Clinton; Jim Cadmus, Loudon; Thomas Donlan, Andersonville; Mary Evans, Grimsley; Todd Harrison, Mark Henry, Shawn Hill, Kristen Ledford, Gary McGhee, Sherri McLaughlin, Mansa Mitchell, Elizabeth Moore, Anna Odom, Doug Osborne and Scott Tschaplinski, all of Oak Ridge; Robby Jones and Jerald Smith, both of Lenoir City; Marc Larsen, Maryville; John Mitchell, Knoxville; and Joseph Tortorice, Corryton.
For more about AMTEC, call 865-481-5436 or visit www.roanestate.edu/amtec.