Welcome to the Signature Career Academy of Advanced
Manufacturing & Engineering at Smith High School!
The Manufacturing & Engineering Team
Valerie Akins - Interim Principal
Daylonda Lee - Assistant Principal
Lorraine Marshall - Academy Counselor
Jacqueline Mingo - College & Career Manager
William Reece - Academy Lead Teacher/Manufacturing
Vernita Hill - Academy Teacher/Engineering
Ben L. Smith Academy of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering provides students with a specialized education focused on the principles and practices of advanced manufacturing and engineering. The academy aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary for careers in these fields, preparing them to meet industry demands and contribute to technological advancement and innovation. Regionally and nationally, employers are reaching out to schools to help fill jobs that require technical skills. Smith High is partnering with local businesses to learn what skills need development while building working relationships to mutually benefit both the student and local business.
Apply today to be part of the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering!