Brad Amacker

    Grades 9-12


    InfoTech I covers computer hardware, operating systems, introductory networking, and maintenance, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of PCs and technology for the Petal School District. Second-year students will finish their program in InfoTech II, and will job shadow with PSD Technology Department technicians. The InfoTech class has been offered at the Petal Career and Technology Education Center since 2000. IT students are encouraged to pursue CompTIA STRATA and Microsoft MTA Networking Fundamentals Certifications.
    Former InfoTech students include a networking instructor at PRCC, Engineers at Howard Technology Solutions, all of the PSD IT technicians hired since 2003, Network Administrators and Systems Analysts at Hattiesburg Clinic and Wesley Medical Center, and many others who have successful careers in the IT industry.
    Scholarship Opportunities with Pearl River Community College
    1. If a student completes a two year program and has an “A” average-
        they qualify for a full-tuition scholarship.
    2. If a student completes a two year program and has a “B” average-
        they qualify for a half-tuition scholarship.
    *These scholarships only apply to CTE related programs at PRCC.