MRTDL Training Grant Graduates 12 from Avionics Program

By on March 29, 2016
Avionics Program Graduates

Short for aviation electronics, avionics involves the assembly, installation and maintenance of electronic systems on all types of aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft. This 9-week, 270 contact hour program offers hands-on training at no cost to the student.

Currently covered by the Mississippi River Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (MRTDL) grant, students are able to take this course with no out-of-pocket expenses.

This program has two no-fee classes remaining under the MRTDL grant: October 2016 and January 2017. For more information please visit or call Becky Epps at 314-513-4271.

Avionics March 2016 Graduates

Seen here at the graduation the 12 graduates are joined by their instructor, Dr. Paul Greenwood, and program manager Becky Epps. Representatives from Aero Charter Inc, Boeing St. Louis, and Jet Aviation were also in attendance.

About Becky Epps

Becky Epps serves as Project Manager, St. Louis Aerospace Institute and Technical Training for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. Mrs. Epps has 12 years of experience in business and industry training. This includes experience with several local premier businesses including Boeing, Chrysler, Rawlings, Ford, ABB, Inc. and Essex Manufacturing. She provides leadership and direct oversight for the St. Louis Aerospace Institute. She also manages Workforce Solutions’ Technical Training unit, including Automated Controls, Industrial Maintenance Training and Safety Training and Consulting. Mrs. Epps holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Service Agencies–Management from Lindenwood University.