Students in the evening Aviation and Aerospace completed the General portion of the program this week and are closer to the finish line and becoming licensed Airframe and Powerplant mechanics.
Southwest Tech began an evening program in 2021 to meet the growing workforce needs at Altus Air Force Base and increase the employment pool with skilled and trained individuals who have completed the Aviation and Aerospace program at Southwest Tech.
Instructors for the program are Fletch Corrin, Jason Parker and Frank Whitver and state the commitment of the students is outstanding. This evening program meeting class Monday through Friday from 5-10pm which is not an easy task for most of the students who also work full time jobs during the day. The program look to wrap up with Airframe and Powerplant completion in June 2025.
Students pictured who completed the General portion of the program on Wednesday are Theresa Baugher, Victoria Cano, Oscar Hernandez, Johnathan Stevens, Ryan Lewis, Quaron Peterson, Jack Morgan, Krystal Donner, Antonio Granado, Zach Swanson. Not pictured but also received completion certificate, Paul Parker, Jiovanny Valladares.