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The summer trimester at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McKenzie ended with graduation on August 23, 2019. The ceremony was at McKenzie First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and led by …
The summer trimester at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McKenzie ended with graduation on August 23, 2019. The ceremony was at McKenzie First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and led by Dr. Bradley White, president.
The featured speaker for the ceremony was Carroll County Mayor Joseph Butler. Mayor Butler is from Huntingdon and an eighth-generation Carroll Countian. He is a graduate of Huntingdon High School, Bethel University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree and MBA. Formerly an executive consultant with Savant Learning Systems and Bethel University, he now serves as Carroll County mayor. He is a lifelong member of the Huntingdon Church of Christ, where he loves to teach Bible classes. He actively serves on the Board of Directors of several local and regional nonprofits and organizations.
A total of 23 students participated in the Summer 2019 Graduation Ceremony. The students who completed requirements for certificate or diploma levels are: Administrative Office Technology (AOT)—Sharon Cooper from Bradford, Keeley Freeman from Martin, Karey Johnson from McKenzie, Shareka Pearson from Huntingdon, and Keela Winchester from McKenzie; HVAC/Refrigeration (HVAC/R)—Drake Hall from Greenfield; Industrial Maintenance Integrated Automation (IM)—Brandon Arnold from Huntingdon, and Kenneth Park from Martin; Information Technology Systems Management (ITSM)—Ruben Britton from McKenzie, Sean Chaney from Huntingdon; Machine Tool—Dylan Darnell from McKenzie and Nathan Kyle from Martin; Welding—Justin Christian from McKenzie, Blake Damwsworth from Huntingdon, Austin Gottsacker from Camden, Dylan McCaig from McKenzie, James McCord from Huntingdon Kanyon Mealer from Sharon, Jonathan Roland from Gleason, and Patrick Wilkes from Yuma; Welding Weakley County—Justin Bryan from Martin, Tanner Owensby from Martin, and Tyler Winstead from Martin. Following the ceremony a reception honoring the graduates and their families. For more information about the programs offered at TCAT McKenzie call 731-352-5364, new classes begin September 3, 2019.