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Students to Compete in the 2013 Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 ten Utah high school teams will compete in the Ford/AAA Auto Skills competition at Salt Lake Community College. Each team will be tested on their ability to trouble-shoot, correctly diagnose, and repair an intentionally bugged vehicle. This hands-on competition not only tests the students’ automotive knowledge and problem solving skills, but also tests their ability to work under pressure as they race against the clock to complete the assigned task in 90 minutes.

The schools participating in the Ford/AAA Auto Skills competition are:

High School: Clearfield
Teacher: Ed Schirner
Student Team: Dakota Sexson, Parker Fisher

High School: Davis
Teacher: Tom Housley
Student Team:
Cameron Ramage, Zachary Delbo

High School: Fremont
Teacher: Arne Erisoty
Student Team: Dallin Krebs, Richard Nielson

High School: Hillcrest
Teacher: Jeff Murri
Student Team: Peter Jorgensen, David Blanski

High School: Northridge
Teacher: Rodney Stevenson
Student Team: Jensson Ostler, Daryl Smith

High School: Provo
Teacher: Seth McVea
Student Team: Parker Thomas, Jimmy Hicken

High School: Riverton
Teacher: Jay Hales
Student Team: Hayden Haslam, Caden Knight

High School: Timpview
Teacher: Rich Lamb
Student Team:
Jacob Lamb, Letalanoama Storey

High School: USU Eastern
Teacher: Richard Dye
Student Team: Devin Huff, Phillip Raich

High School: Woods Cross
Teacher: Evan Kirk
Student Team: Steven Allcott, Taylor Wise

The Ford/AAA Auto Skills competition is a national competition for high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a career as an automotive service technician. The winning team will advance to the National Ford/AAA Auto Skills competition to be held June 9-12, 2013 at Ford Motor Company Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. 

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