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MBIT students 2nd during inhabitant automotive record competition

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 1:30 pm

MBIT students 2nd during inhabitant automotive record competition

By Gary Weckselblatt
Staff Writer

Bucks County Courier Times

Two Middle Bucks Institute of Technology students, who won a informal automotive record foe in February, finished second in a inhabitant foe in New York.

Brian Moss and Viktor Pokrachinskiy, Centennial School District students during MBIT, were runners-up opposite 29 teams from opposite a nation during final week’s eventuality during a Javits Convention Center.

“This is a extensive fulfilment for a students,” pronounced Erin Caitlin Rinker, MBIT’s organizational enrichment coordinator. “They’ve worked tough to get to where they are, and we as a propagandize are intensely unapproachable of their accomplishments.”

During a two-day foe opposite a country’s tip automotive record students, Moss and Pokrachinskiy initial finished a array of workstations that tested their believe of collection and measuring instruments, diagnosing and repair car problems, specific car components, and pursuit talk skills. The second half of a foe concerned repair as many pre-bugged car faults as probable and documenting a repairs correctly.

Stephen Kelly, authority of a Greater Philadelphia Automotive Technology Competition and principal of Kelly Chevrolet in Phoenixville, pronounced a feat of a MBIT students is explanation that an sparkling career awaits them.

“Today’s automobile techs are rarely lerned professionals who use formidable vehicles and have profitable skills that will interpret to a rewarding career,” he said. “On interest of my associate automobile dealers, we honour Brian and Viktor and wish them a best in their destiny endeavors.”

Rinker pronounced a school’s goal is “to ready tomorrow’s workforce today. Their success is justification of that. They schooled attention skills here and have a believe to be employed in a field. They competed opposite other attention professionals and came out on top.”

In February, Moss and Pokrachinskiy degraded 80 high propagandize seniors from 18 area career and technical programs to win a Automotive Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia Automotive Technology Competition.

That delight authorised them to separate $230,000 in grant income and prizes, including full fee to their choice of propagandize — a Automotive Training Center, Lincoln Technical Institute or Universal Technical Institute.

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