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LT. Governor to Visit HCC for Career Craze

hcc 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (6/17/13) – Some local middle and high school students are getting to do more this summer than just play video games, watch TV or hang with their friends. Approximately 30 students are attending Hopkinsville Community College’s Career Craze this week, June 17-20. The hands-on camps focus on agriculture and manufacturing sectors.  
 
"As honorary chair of this initiative, I’m thrilled to promote our community and technical college system and encourage students and their families to consider a technical career," said Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson. "Parents often overlook the great paying career opportunities that their children can access with a community college certificate or associate degree. This makes KCTCS’ Career Craze summer camp program even more valuable to our Kentucky families."
 
Lt. Governor Abramson will visit HCC’s campus to attend the Manufacturing Career Craze Graduation and Open House at 4p.m. on Thursday, June 20 in the Technology Center, room 210.
 
Manufacturing Career Craze Graduation and Open House Agenda:
Introductions – Carol Kirves, Associate Dean of Continuing Education
•Jerry Abramson, Lt. Governor
•Dr. Patrick Lake, HCC Interim President/CEO
•Dr. Randy Wilson, Interim Chief Community, Workforce and Economic Development Officer
•Stuart Zieman, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies Program Coordinator
Welcome – Dr. Patrick Lake
Guest Speaker – Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson
Presentation of Certificates – Carol Kirves and Stuart Zieman
Technology Center Overview and Open House – Stuart Zieman
 
About the Career Craze Camps:
HCC’s Career Craze camps offer students in grades 7-9 the option to learn more about careers in agriculture or manufacturing.
 
Students attending the Agriculture Career Craze camp will:
•Visit working farms to learn about planting and harvesting crops.
•Understand how GPS technology is critical to the success of farms.
•Learn about crop scouting and soil conservation.
•Visit local industries to see how our crops are transformed into products.
•See how interest in agriculture and science can lead to a successful career.
 
Students attending the Manufacturing Career Craze camp will:
•Build a LEGO robotics model
•Visit local industries to see how technical abilities can lead to a successful career in manufacturing.
•Find out what it takes to be a programmer, technician or engineer and learn about the daily responsibilities of these professionals.
 
All 16 KCTCS colleges will host two camps during the summer. The camps will highlight different business/industry sectors such as utility, manufacturing, healthcare, etc. Students will learn more about each occupation and how it leads to high wage, high demand careers.
 
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