Summer Advanced Manufacturing Experience



The Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES, Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers' Enterprises (FAME) and Monroe Community College (MCC) partnered in July to provide 8th, 9th and 10th graders, the opportunity to experience first-hand advanced manufacturing skills while earning free college credits through MCC. 

Students in the Summer Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (SAME) program toured the following companies:  Advanced Atomization Technologies, Global Packaging Systems; Harbec; Optimax Systems; OptiPro Systems; Progressive Machine and Design.

On July 23, students in the Summer Advanced Manufacturing Experience (SAME) met with Patrick Skrip and Earl Delong of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) Local Union No. 46. Patrick Skrip presented on the advantages of joining local 46, including an apprenticeship and training program. Earl Delong then taught students how to create a copper flower. 

Students who participated in the SAME program were:
Gananda: Nicholas Andreani     

Marion: Cameron Jones, Alexander Kuelling, Mary Maynard       

North Rose-Wolcott: Alan Anthony, David McKee           

Palmyra-Macedon: Jasmine Tenny       

Wayne: Jacob Banke, Scott Frederick, Logan Helfer, Brandon LaDue, David Osborne, Vernell Pugh Jr.

Webster: JJ Montemaro

Williamson: Joseph Bissell-Young, Anthony Pergolizzi, Erin Smith, Faylinn Tousey, Christina Zimmerman     

WTCC SAME instructors were Jason Johnston and Kelly Paladino. 

SAME Business Tours 2019 

Students Create Copper Flowers