Seven students completed the Natural Gas Compression Technology program
this fall at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. The
NGCT program in its first year issued seven certificates of completion
on recently with members of the NGCT Advisory Board, SCCC/ATS Board of
Trustees and SCCC/ATS staff in attendance.
The students were Brandon Bruner, Hooker, Okla.;
Edward Olivas, Liberal; Leslie Russell, Adams, Okla.; Tyler Fischer,
Hooker, Okla.; Jaycee Crow, Hooker; Brody Webb, Ulysses; and Grecia
This one-year non-credit certificate program is industry-driven and
provides students with training in how to analytically diagnose, service
and maintain gas compression equipment using recommended procedures,
special tools, and service information. The students also participated
in paid summer internships that strengthened learning and provided the
students with opportunities for employment upon completion of the
The 2011 NGCT class was able to participate in the program by paying
half the tuition thanks to an industry partnership donation from BP
America in the amount of $14,ooo. Earlier this fall BP America announced
another $14,000 donation to the NGCT program to pay half of the tuition
for the 2012 class.
SCCC/ATS NGCT program is now accepting applications for the 2012 class.
For more information or to enroll for the program, please contact Ron
Garber at 620-417-1175 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Spaces are limited,
so call today!