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FAME program taking applications – The West Volusia Beacon

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The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) Sunshine Chapter, a collaborative effort among Volusia County Schools, Daytona State College, the Volusia Manufacturers Association and local manufacturers, is now taking applications for the fall 2022 semester for parents and high-school seniors who are beginning to explore options after graduation. Applications are due April 1, 2022.

FAME is a nationally recognized program. The earn-while-you-learn model provides students the pathway to earn an industry-recognized degree while gaining valuable experience at a sponsoring company.

The program blends classroom instruction with on-site work experience at a sponsoring company’s manufacturing facility. It is a selective admissions program where students are decided to participate by a company based on the student’s academic success, dependability, and interpersonal skills during the interview process.

In two years, graduates of the program earn an Engineering Technology Associate of Science degree, and log approximately 1,800 paid on-the-job hours at their sponsoring company.

Applicants must be 18 years of age by program start date, have a standard high-school diploma or GED, and be a US citizen or eligible for work in the US Additional program requirements can be found on the FAME website, daytonastate.edu/FAME .

For more information about the program, please contact Wendy Samuel, work-based learning advisor, at FAME@DaytonaState.edu or 386-506-4139.

— Compiled by Business Editor Joe Crews

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— Compiled by Business Editor Joe Crews

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