Hopkinsville Community College to Host HOPFAME Work and Learn Program Signing Ceremony on August 10 – Clarksville Online

Hopkinsville, Kentucky – The Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) Workforce Solutions Division will host a signing ceremony to recognize incoming students and HOPFAME and company partners who will provide on-the-job training.

Second-year HOPFAME students will also be recognized for their progress toward graduation. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, August 10 at 9:00 a.m. at HCC’s Emerging Technology Center, Anderson Seminar Room.

New entrants include 13 freshmen and one sophomore working with 10 partner companies. HOPFAME is an industrial maintenance technology/advanced manufacturing technician work and apprenticeship program that gives participants the opportunity to earn a college degree in five semesters while gaining real-world paid work experience with an employer godfather.

HOPFAME is made possible through a partnership between regional manufacturers and HCC to implement apprenticeship-style training to create a pool of highly skilled workers.

HOPFAME students and their employers are listed below.

Douglas Autotech

Layton Mason, Hopkinsville, Kentucky


Austin Hale, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Curtis Nichols, Elkton, Kentucky


Samuel Lee, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Antonio Mabon, Oak Grove, Kentucky


Adam Harrison, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Noah Owens, Hopkinsville, Kentucky


Kaedyn Fillers, Elkton, KY

Noah Holt, Elkton, Kentucky

Plymouth Engineering Shapes

Clay Zentz, Dawson Springs, Kentucky


Skylar Wilson, Cadiz, KY

Toyoda Gosei

Jackson Jones, Elkton, Kentucky

Treehouse foods

Chase Dawson*, Hopkinsville, Kentucky


Ethan Lear, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

*second year student


HOPFAME is the Hopkinsville Chapter of the Kentucky Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME), which is a partnership of regional manufacturers and the Hopkinsville Community College who work together to implement apprentice-style training to create a pool of highly skilled workers. qualified.

About Hopkinsville Community College

For many residents of the Pennyrile Kentucky and Fort Campbell area, higher education begins at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC). The college serves thousands of area residents annually as a comprehensive regional learning center offering academic and technical associate degrees; degree and certificate programs in professional fields; pre-baccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; personalized training for business and industry; and distance education.

As part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, HCC is a vital part of transforming the region’s economy by providing citizens with the education and training needed for high-growth, high-paying careers.

For more information, visit Hopkinsville.kctcs.edu.

Ryan H. Bowman