Many James Rumsey Technical Institute students have achieved success in our local community as well as afar. Read a few of their stories on how they achieved career success in rewarding medical, trade and business industries.

RB Henry, Vice President

Currently working for Miller Automotive Group

Educational Background : James Rumsey Technical Institute

RB Henry pursued his interest in automotive technology at JRTI and graduated from the high school Automotive Technology program. He was one of the first hires in Miller Automotive Motorcycle Shop and then moved on to work as a mechanic when Miller Automotive opened a shop in Winchester, Va.

He returned to Martinsburg as a service manager when Miller Automotive opened another dealership. RB Henry is now one of four Vice Presidents for the Miller Automotive Group where he is in charge of Service for all of their dealerships. He has continued to support JRTI by employing graduates and by supporting students through various SkillsUSA contests.

 

 

Josh Renner, Network Technician II

Currently working for RackSpace

Educational Background : James Rumsey Technical Institute, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Josh Renner followed his passion in Information Technology by studying Cisco, Certified Internet Webmaster and Oracle at JRTI. He obtained certification in CCNA, Network+ and A+ while taking advantage of JRTI programs in conjunction with courses offered at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College. Josh Renner is working for RackSpace, a Managed Cloud Company, in Sterling, Virginia.

 

 

At James Rumsey Technical Institute, We “Grow Our Own”.

JRTI has graduated many successful students who have now returned to serve the Institute as Faculty and Staff.

Andrew Albright (Welding Instructor) – graduated from the Welding Program

Cliff Arntz (Electrical Technology Instructor) – graduated from the Electrical Technology program

Dianna Blake (Secretaryy) – graduated from the Office Computer Program

Jim Breeden (Truck Driving Instructor) – graduated from the Building Construction and the Truck Driving Programs

Alisa Cushwa (Special Needs Coordinator and former Graphic Communications Instructor) – graduated from the Printing Program

Dan Lewis (substitute Electrical Instructor and former Electrical Technology Instructor) – graduated from the Electrical Program

Donnie Mason (Custodian) – graduated from the Ag Mechanics Program

Sandra Mooney (Executive Secretary) – graduated from the Culinary Arts Program

Kathy Morgan (Assistant Principal) – graduated from the Business and Education Program

Richard Morgan (Custodian) – graduated from Electrical and Electromechanical Technology Programs

Ron Odom (Cisco and Informatics Instructor) – Electronics Technology Program

Michael Pheasant (Custodian) –NEC Code class and Forklift Class

Rodney Strawderman (Work Based Learning Coordinator and former Automotive Instructor) – graduated from the Automotive Technology Program

Jason Ware (Graphic Design Instructor) – graduated from the Graphic Design Program