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Students graduate Heavy Equipment Operator program

HEO Graduates

Five students graduated from Northeastern Technical College's Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) program on December 15. The program, offered through the college's division of continuing education, consists of 4-weeks of classroom and hands-on training.
HEO program graduates include Russell Ford of Cheraw, Ethan Lowry of Pageland, Tim Lowry of Pageland, Shaun Sellers of Cheraw, and Richard Shimel of Wallace..
Upon completion of the program, which was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), graduates are able to safely operate and perform routine maintenance on backhoe, excavator, bulldozer and front-end loader.
For more information about the Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) program or to register for the upcoming training scheduled for January, contact Tammy Morrell in the Continuing Education Department of NETC at 843-921-6924.
Scholarship funding is available for eligible applicants who meet all prerequisites for enrollment. Please visit any of our campuses to complete the scholarship application and background screening form.

PHOTO ABOVE: Pictured are HEO graduates and their instructors who graduated from Northeastern Technical College's program on December 15. They are from left: Instructor Randall Gibson, Shaun Sellers, Tim Lowry, Ethan Lowry, Richard Shimel, Russell Ford, and Instructor Kevin Griggs.

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