(From left) Petoskey's automotive technology teacher Adam Hausler, junior Chase Goldenstein, junior JD Cantrell, senior Gavin Phillips and senior Cam Gudmunsen pose outside the Ferris State University Automotive Center after the MATA competition.

PETOSKEY — When it will come to access to an automobile store, Petoskey Large College pupils may perhaps have a leg up.  

With a two-year study course educating palms-on abilities and diagnostic tests, the college students in the Petoskey Higher College automotive plan are working in an environment with a higher education-program stage rigor, reported Petoskey senior Gavin Phillips.  

This assisted when the team went downstate for an automotive opposition at Ferris State University before this month.  

Petoskey Higher Faculty despatched 4 pupils to compete, like junior Chase Goldenstein, senior Gavin Phillips, senior Cam Gudmunsen and junior JD Cantrell.  

Hosted by the Michigan Automotive Teachers Affiliation (MATA), the competition had 6 spots of competition, which include a penned in general understanding exam, brakes, suspension and steering, electrical, engines, and provider info glance up sections. The leading 3 pupils in each part ended up awarded. General scores have been averaged as very well, and the major a few maximum averages of the total competitors also had been awarded.  

By Tara