A former student stopped by and she is pursuing a career in manufacturing. Since I just started my student profiles, these graduates never got the recognition they deserved.
- When did you graduate from Arts and Tech?
2015, last year
- How long did you take manufacturing classes here?
4 years, or 7 class periods
- What types of projects did you do when you were here?
I mostly focused on woodworking, but my passion was in machining and my work goals were in machining.
- Now that you have graduated, what are you doing?
I am at EVCC studying machining and just finished my machining certificate. I am working toward my associates in technical arts. I am working as a student ambassodor for the AMTECH program. I act as a representative for the program and do speaking gigs about the the program.
- How has this class prepared you for your future?
It definitely is a gateway into manufacturing. I got to figure out my options and over time I got to focus on what skills I wanted for the jobs I was looking.
- What has been your favorite part of being in this class?
The versatility of the shop and the freedom to explore different career paths.
- If you had one more year in the shop, what would you make or learn?
I would work at testing my skills at some new materials that I didn’t work with.
- Do you have any advice for our younger shop students?
If you like it, do it.
Here is a selection of Demri’s old work