NCC Automotive Program In Top Four In National Automotive Program Contest

Sheldon, Iowa — The automotive program at a local institution is among the best in the nation.

That’s according to the results of a recent contest, say officials at Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) in Sheldon. They tell us that the NCC program was one of the top four finalists in the prestigious Tomorrow’s Tech 2023 School of the Year Contest, sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts and WIX Filters. College officials say while NCC did not clinch the top honor, its Automotive & Light Duty Diesel Program stands out as one of the elite in the nation, securing a commendable place among the other three distinguished top schools in this highly competitive contest.

Despite not winning the top prize, NCC officials say the college’s achievement in reaching the final four is a testament to the excellence and dedication of its automotive program. As a token of recognition for their outstanding performance, NCC will be awarded a $500 gift card from WIX Filters. Additionally, the program will be featured on Tomorrow’s Tech’s website and in their newsletter, highlighting the quality education and training NCC provides to its students.

Mike Harvey, Brand Manager for WIX Filters, praised the finalists, saying, “Each of the top four schools, including Northwest Iowa Community College, has demonstrated exceptional commitment to automotive education. This recognition not only honors their achievements but also encourages the continuation of excellence in automotive training.”

Chuck Ball, an Automotive Instructor at NCC, expressed gratitude for the recognition, saying, “Being among the top four is a significant achievement for us. It reflects our continuous effort to adapt and excel in automotive education. We are excited for the recognition and the opportunity to utilize the WIX gift card to further enhance our program.”

For those interested in viewing the application video that highlights the strengths and capabilities of NCC’s Automotive Program, it can be found here: NCC officials tell us the video provides insight into the factors that contributed to NCC’s top four placement and showcases the program’s commitment to excellence.



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