Drone Technology Specialist
618-395-7777, ext. 5806
Morgan Henton joined Olney Central College in 2019 as the DroneTechnology Specialist for the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Title III Block Grant.
Morgan has extensive experience working with drones having utilized them for his video production company, HMP Media Group. He has held a commercial drone license since 2016.
An OCC graduate, Morgan transferred to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale where he earned a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness economics. He worked in agriculture sales for eight year.s
Morgan serves on the Richland County Board, the Olney Little League Board and is Vice President of the Parks and Recreation Board. He is a volunteer firefighter serving as a drone pilot and a member of the Richland County FFA Alumni.
“Drone technology is one of the fastest growing industries. It is constantly expanding with new applications," Morgan says. "I want to show the students that not only can it be fun to fly, but it can prepare them for a career in a fast-paced developing field.”