NW-SCC to host 2022 FAME Signing Day on July 14

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Shawn Shackleford of Russellville signs with Constellium in the 2021 FAME Signing Day

MUSCLE SHOALS– Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host the 2022-2023 Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) Signing Day for 26 students on the Shoals campus Thursday, July 14, at 8:00 a.m. at the  Gym, NW-SCC Shoals campus; 800 George Wallace Blvd., Muscle Shoals, AL 35661. Each student will be sponsored by local business and industry. 

The FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) class will consist of 26 students selected by the following companies: 
  • Constellium – sponsoring 11 students 
  • Control Southern – sponsoring one student 
  • Essity – sponsoring two students 
  • Flexco – sponsoring two students 
  • Forsythe and Long Engineering – sponsoring one student 
  • Jack Daniel Cooperage – sponsoring one student 
  • Kontoor – sponsoring one student 
  • McVantage – sponsoring one student
  • North American Lighting – sponsoring three students 
  • Tarkett – sponsoring three students 
 NW-SCC has formed FAME partnerships with 22 local businesses. FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) students have begun full time employment this summer and will continue their studies in August.  
The Alabama FAME program at NW-SCC is a pathway to a well-paying career as a multi-skilled technician. Students will attend classes two full days per week (16-20 hours per week) while working three full days a week (24+ contact hours) with a sponsoring business from the local area. NW-SCC is proud to announce our second class of FAME students graduated in May 2022 with 100% job placement. 

Media Release/Trent Randolph
Public Information Officer
Northwest-Shoals Community College

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