Graduating MU aviation  maintenance students sign employment agreements

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 3, 2024

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Three members of the inaugural class of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program, a collaborative curriculum between Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College, signed employment agreements with aerospace corporation Embraer in a public ceremony on Friday at the Hangar B, located at Huntington Tri-State Airport.

Embraer representatives Monica Newman McCluney and Troy Lydon, a Beckley native, attended the ceremony.

Embraer and Marshall launched a partnership in 2022 aimed at providing industry experiences and education for aviation students.

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The three graduating students will be employed at Embraer facilities in Tennessee and Florida.