Response in Manufacturing (PRIME) program. WVTHS has created partnerships with precision manufacturing compa- nies in its area that provide internships for students and have formed a waiting list to hire its graduates. A key part of the school’s curriculum is
encouraging students to bring their ideas to life by using Delcam’s FeatureCAM software to create programs to build parts on CNC machines. “FeatureCAM software is very intuitive to learn and the kids do amazing things with it,” said Clement “Clem” Fucci, Manufacturing Department Chair, who has devoted more than 30 years to WVTHS. “We believe our program is only as good as its graduating students. Their success in manufacturing has made our program what it is today.”
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WVTHS students learn manufacturing skills through a hands-on curriculum.
Since 1911, Westfield has recognized
occupational education as an integral part of its public school system and its support of this form of education is exemplified by its modern vocational education facility that prepares students for jobs in modern industry. Today, 32% of all employment in Westfield comes from manufacturing jobs. The school’s manufacturing technology department has been an important part- ner in training students for employment among the many manufacturing com- panies in Western Massachusetts. Small class size offers individualized instruc-
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