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ATC Students Sign with SKY FAME

Tristan Phelps, Justin Elms, and Duane Daniels

Butler County ATC students sign a deal with SKYFAME and local Industry. Three Industrial Maintenance students qualified for the SKYFAME program and secured jobs at Delta Faucet in Morgantown and Fritz Winter in Franklin. Duane Daniel and Justin Elms will be sponsored by Delta Faucet. Tristan Phelps will be sponsored by Fritz Winter. 

Students will work 3 days a week a go go to school 2 days a week at the Franklin SKYCTC Campus. Students earn a paycheck and get training at the same time. These students will graduate with a degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technology. These students will earn high wages in a high demand career field. Friends and family attended the signing as well as Jamie Lindsey from Delta and Kelsie Richart from SKYCTC.

Justin Elms and family 

Duane Daniel and family 

Tristan Phelps and family 

Known as the Southcentral Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, or SKY FAME, the program is a partnership of regional manufacturers and SKYCTC that has the goal of offering students a "work-and-learn style" training that couples on the job training with classroom instruction.

The program first began almost six years ago in Georgetown, Kentucky with Bluegrass Community and Technical College and Toyota, and has since expanded to include south central Kentucky. There are industries participating from Simpson, Allen, Warren, Butler and Logan counties in the program. All companies interviewed the students before accepting them into the program.

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