Graduation Day: Electronics Class Ready for Booming Field
An 11-week class at Middlesex County College called "Electronics for Green Jobs" held a graduation ceremony February 3. The program trains students to repair and maintain machines used in the green technology field such as recycling machines, fork lifts, emission controls, hybrid cars and solar panels. The funding is from the New Jersey Department of Labor. At the ceremony, students heard from employers who are eager to hire technicians for this booming industry.
The course is run by the College's Institute for Management and Technical Development, which handles customized training for business.
Above, students hard at work listen to the instructor, Mario Santos (in back). At right, the graduates, seated from left to right: Maryann Manginelli, George McCormick, Tony Madbouly, Yvonne Hill. Standing: Gervi Villa, Mike Heitzenroeder, Richard Strachan, Alex Gorbach, Kevin Soltys, Pedro Munoz, Thomas Morse, William Jordan, James Mitchell, Richard Yessian, Mario Santos, the instructor, Philip Sanfilippo and Hamlet Sheoraj.