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MEET THE PRO: Billy Gentry, Manufacturing Technician

After finishing his army service, Aaron Sherrill decided that helping build those same rockets would be a way to still help his brothers in arms and defend his country.

MEET THE PRO: Aaron Sherrill, Industrial Maintenance

Aaron Sherrill has always worked with his hands and never wanted to be a “pencil pusher.” He loves the people he works with and that every day has a new challenge for him to take on.

MEET THE PRO: Savannah Sisson, Welder

Savannah Sisson knew that she wanted to do something out of the ordinary in her future career, so she decided to attend Southern Arkansas University Tech’s welding academy in Camden.

MEET THE PROFESSION: Tool & Die A Career In Demand

Tool and die makers are a type of machinist who set-up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments and tools.

MEET THE PRO: Whitney Brandon, CAD/CAM Drafter

Whitney Brandon brings customers’ visions to life every day by designing their dream cabinetry as a CAD drafter.

MEET THE PRO: Matthew Cotner, Electrician

Matthew Cotner decided early on that he wanted to earn money while he learned, so he took a job with Koontz Electric where he could participate in on-the-job training and still receive a paycheck.

MEET THE PRO: Joe Marsischky, Heavy Equipment Operator

Joe Marsischky loves getting to operate the equipment he uses to move and level the dirt for foundations for building roads, apartment complexes, subdivisions and more.

MEET THE PRO: Landon Burkhart, HVACR Technician

Every day Landon Burkhart guides installations, answers questions and ensures the quality of his work.