Northwest Iowa Community College’s Automotive Program Voted One of the Top 20 in the Nation By Contest

Date posted - September 26, 2013

ncc automotiveSheldon, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College’s Automotive Program has been voted one of the top 20 Automotive Programs in the nation by the Tomorrow’s Tech 2013 School of the Year Contest, sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts and WIX Filters. This honor recognizes NCC’s Automotive Program as being part of an elite group of automotive programs in the United States.

“This year’s nominations are a reminder that technical schools across the U.S. continue to embrace automotive training as part of their curriculum,” said Mike Harvey, brand manager for WIX Filters. “These skills are critical to auto technicians being trained in new technologies required to service today’s high-tech, complex vehicle systems.”

Chuck Ball, NCC Automotive Instructor says, “NCC’s Automotive Program was one of the first programs to be established at the College in 1966. We are proud of the fact the program has won many awards throughout the years and that our curriculum is able to change and grow alongside industry. Tomorrow’s Tech is a publication that is geared towards automotive students from over 1100 schools. We are very pleased to be listed as one of the top twenty schools in the nation by Tomorrow’s Tech and their 2013 School of the Year Contest. We work very hard to make sure our students have ‘the edge’ when entering the workplace in a very fast and evolving field. We know we have a great program, but it is nice to receive recognition from a contest like this to reaffirm our students are getting what they need to enter the industry.”

O'Reilly_WIX_TechThe next step in the contest is the instructors and students at the top twenty schools are being asked to provide additional information about their automotive program and learning environment through the production of a video. The videos, submitted from the Top 20 schools, will be loaded on the Tomorrow’s Tech YouTube Channel, http://www.youtube.com/user/TomorrowsTechnician available for all to view.

Judges from Tomorrow’s Tech, WIX Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts will review the videos and select the four regional finalists and later, name the winning school. To view the video on NCC’s YouTube Channel go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6WCL3dtzY0&feature=youtu.be.

Print Friendly

Leave a Reply

Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email walt@kiwaradio.com.


Back to:Northwest Iowa Community College’s Automotive Program Voted One of the Top 20 in the Nation By Contest