February 7, 2023

Automotive pupils gain point out/countrywide accolades

C.D. Hylton Higher University students receive countrywide bronze medal and state championship

C.D. Hylton Significant College automotive engineering university student Jonah Smith gained a countrywide bronze medal in the SkillsUSA national competitors. He, together with his classmates, also acquired to start with spot in the SkillsUSA point out job competitions. This yr due to COVID-19, the competitions ended up a combination of virtual and published expertise tests.

Congratulations to the next winners:

Alejandro Galeno – Collision Mend Know-how
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Erik Joya – Automotive Service Engineering
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Audi Quinteros – Routine maintenance and Light-weight Maintenance
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Jonah Smith – Motorbike Company Technological innovation

The winners also gained scholarship revenue for their put up-secondary instruction. Joya, Quinteros, and Smith have been utilized by nearby motor vehicle dealerships for about a yr. Quinteros, Smith, and Galeno will show up at trade educational institutions in the slide, and Joya will continue on functioning at the car dealership.

Hylton High’s automotive technologies trainer, Ed Stevens, is amazed with his four pupils and shared, “They would not be where by they are now devoid of their wonderful perform ethic and dedication.”

SkillsUSA is a nonprofit countrywide training association that aids get ready students for occupations in trade, complex, and skilled company occupations.