Greenville, SC—Champion Aerospace, a leading manufacturer of aerospace ignition and power systems, donated $50,000 to Greenville Technical College in October in order to expand the facility’s Aerospace Maintenance Technology program.
Per Ross Hartney, Champion Aerospace’s business unit manager, “This monetary gift signals and solidifies Champion’s continued partnership and support to Greenville Technical College and the AMT Program’s mission to provide a highly skilled and ready workforce to support the ever-changing, challenging and exciting aerospace industry. The new facility provides an incredible capability and capacity upgrade that will drive both students and faculty to come to work each day with great pride and enthusiasm. Champion Aerospace is proud to support the AMT program at Greenville Tech.”
Champion has previously supported the AMT program with other gifts, including an airplane engine, and this current gift will be recognized with the naming of a classroom in honor of Champion Aerospace at the new facility in the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center in Greenville. In this space, shared with the South Carolina Army National Guard, students in the Greenville Tech AMT program will learn aerospace industry skills, including the maintenance of ignition and power structures in airplanes.