WIX Filters Reveals Top 4 Schools in 2015 School Of The Year Competition
Reprinted with permission from http://www.tomorrowstechnician.com
WIX Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts, partners with Tomorrow’s Tech as title sponsors for the 2015 School of the Year competition, have announced the Top 4 schools selected from 77 entrants in the U.S.
The Top 20 schools were asked to submit a video highlighting their tech programs. Judges reviewed the video entries and selected one finalist from each region.
The Top 4 schools are:
Southeast Tech received national recognition on the Tomorrow’s Tech website and print edition, as well as through social media channels. Southeast Tech will also receive a professional automotive tool set and a $250 gift card from O’Reilly Auto Parts.
This is the eighth annual search to find the best technical training school in the U.S.
Southeast Tech Honored to be Selected
For Southeast Tech, the honor of being touted as one of the top 4 automotive schools in the nation is an incredible honor. However, the automotive faculty’s teamwork-centered teaching approach, commitment to advanced techniques and equipment as well as the ability to provide innovative practices is well-known across campus.
Lon Hird, Director of Academic Support shares, “Receiving this award is evidence that our Automotive Technology program stands among the country’s best in terms of curriculum, equipment and instructional quality.”
In addition plans for an expanded and innovative facility, which will open the Fall 2016, are going to further improve the program’s ability to produce top industry technicians. “The new facility will allow us to take the next step in building a world-class automotive program. With upgraded learning spaces, technology and equipment, the Automotive Technology program has a chance to be the best there is.” Instructors Jason Merritt and Pat Amor assisted by Lab Technician Terry Prouty are true assets to Southeast Tech!
Do you find yourself in the garage working on your car just for fun? Are you looking for a career in the automotive trades with incredible growth and opportunity? At Southeast Tech, get to where you want to be in just two years with an Automotive Technology degree or diploma. As an Automotive Technician, you’ll work on many types of vehicles and perform various types of repairs ranging from transmission overhaul to computer systems diagnosis. You’ll learn a broad range of knowledge covering the manual drive train and axles, transmissions, brakes, suspension and steering, engine repair, electrical systems, engine performance and heating and air conditioning.
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