alumni spotlight april 2017Isaac is a graduate of Big Spring High School and CPAVTS’s Precision Machine Technology Program. He has already been through his first year of post-secondary education and has plans to advance his knowledge in the PMT trade--he even came back to visit with his instructor, Mr. Fogleman, recently to touch base about his experiences this year.

We were lucky enough to grab him for a short interview to see what he’s been up to! Here is what he had to say:


What industry are you currently working in?

“I am currently attending Williamson College of the trades.”


What area are you currently studying?

“I plan to obtain a degree in machine tool technology.”


What employment have you had so far, if any, related to your program area at CPAVTS?

“I worked in a machine shop called Kittatinny Manufacturing.”


What additional education and training did you receive after leaving CPAVTS and did you feel CPAVTS prepared you for this?

“Cumberland Perry AVTS helped me tremendously in furthering my education at Williamson College.”


How was Cumberland Perry different than your regular high school?

“It was somewhere that I felt I could learn a lot, and I enjoyed coming to school every day.”


How has your industry changed since your time at CPAVTS?

“At school machines are older and harder to use, but CPAVTS has helped with up-to-date machines.”


What is your favorite CPAVTS memory?

“Placing second at the states in the CNC Milling competition.”