HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (May 2, 2023) Hopkinsville Community College and the Hopkinsville chapter (HOPFAME) of the Kentucky Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME) will host a HOPFAME Student Recognition Ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 in HCC’s Emerging Technologies Building, Anderson Room. The ceremony will include a signing ceremony for the new cohort, a recognition of current HOPFAME students, and a celebration of this year’s graduates. 

HCC’S new HOPFAME student cohort who will graduate in May 2025: 

Isaac Coulter of Hopkinsville 

Hayden Hake of Elkton 

Jesy Inman of Hopkinsville 

Piper Krohn of Hopkinsville 

Matt-Alex Ladd of Cadiz 

Jay Sears of Trenton 

Jessica Williams of Hopkinsville 

Students who have completed their first year of HOPFAME and will graduate in May 2024: 

Christian Angel of Hopkinsville 

Kaedyn Fillers of Elkton 

Austin Hale of Hopkinsville 

Noah Holt of Elkton 

Jackson Jones of Elkton 

Layton Mason of Hopkinsville 

Curtis Nichols of Elkton 

Skylar Wilson of Cadiz 

Students who will graduate on Friday, May 5, 2023 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technology: 

Tabitha Arroyo of Pembroke 

Defabrien Brown of Hopkinsville 

Chase Dawson of Nortonville 

Andrew Greene of Cadiz 

Dalton Johnson of Cadiz 

Dylan Roberts of Elkton 

Kevin Shaw of Elkton 

Nicolas Williams of Hopkinsville 

Company sponsors for HOPFAME students include: 






Plymouth Engineered Shapes 


Toyoda Gosei 

Treehouse Foods 

White Drive 

HOPFAME is a partnership of regional manufacturers, educational institutions, and community partners whose purpose is to implement apprenticeship-style training to create a pipeline of highly skilled workers in Industrial Maintenance Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Technology. This five-semester college degree program offers students meaningful higher education combined with continuous real-world experiences. 

To learn more about the HOPFAME program at Hopkinsville Community College, visit https://rebrand.ly/HOPFAME


For many Pennyrile Kentucky region and Fort Campbell residents, higher education begins at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC).  The college serves thousands of area residents each year as a comprehensive regional learning center providing academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; pre-baccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning. As part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, HCC is a critical component to transforming the region’s economy by providing citizens with the education and training needed for high growth, high wage careers. For more information, visit Hopkinsville.kctcs.edu. 

HCC is an equal opportunity employer and education institution.