Friday, March 13, 2015

Music/ Sound Production Concert

Music/ Sound Production students rocked the school with their original and cover songs! 

video

Check out the video above, which shows all of the performers gathered on stage to perform the show's concluding act, "Lean on Me."  

Students shared a diverse range of music, including pop, rock, and rap.

Congratulations to all of the performers and technical crew for producing an impressive concert!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Meet & Greet



JELCC is currently enrolling students in AMT for the 2015-16 school year! 

JELCC's new AMT class is generating a lot of excitement among current and future JELCC students. Recently, 25 students attended AMT's Meet & Greet to learn about this new program that JELCC will offer during the 2015-2016 school year. 


During AMT’s Meet & Greet, JELCC Director Shawn Wright-Browner shared, 
“This program will prepare students for employment with companies that have implemented team oriented design, production, quality, and maintenance systems within the manufacturing environment.”  


 To prepare students for the AMT field, students will engage in project-based, problem-solution activities.  AMT students will explore:
Robotics
Machining
CNC Machining
3D Printing

Other opportunities AMT students can look forward to include:  
Dual Credits
Credits toward Technical Honors Diploma
National Technical Honor Society membership
Local Competitions 


Students learned about the promising job outlook for the AMT field. Mrs. Wright-Browner explained, “With the recent  announcement of the Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs and STEM being a key component for the growth of the state, we are very excited for the J. Everett Light Career Center to offer this credit.”

Special Populations Coordinator, Brittany Kirschner shared current job outlook information for the AMT field:
CNC Machine Operator
$22.90 per hour
Growth rate of 33.3%
Computer Controlled Machine Operator
$17.79 per hour
Growth rate of 17.6%
Machinist
$21.63 per hour
Growth rate of 11.7%
Information from www.iseek.org

Would you like to enroll in AMT for the 2015-26 school year? 

If you would like to enroll in next year's AMT class, please see your high school counselor today. Or, if you would like more information about the AMT program, please contact JELCC's College & Career Coordinator, Carrie Dodd.