Mitchell 1 Names Travis Krueger 2017 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student

Mitchell 1 Names Travis Krueger 2017 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student

Each year, Mitchell 1 recognizes one U.S. or Canadian student for outstanding achievement in automotive technology and auto shop repair scholastics. Krueger received a $2,500 scholarship, a check for $500 and roundtrip airfare and accommodations for himself and a guest to attend the NACAT conference.

Travis Krueger from Beaverton, Michigan, was named the 2017 Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student during the 44th annual North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference held recently in Warren, Michigan.

Each year, Mitchell 1 recognizes one U.S. or Canadian student for outstanding achievement in automotive technology and auto shop repair scholastics. Krueger received a $2,500 scholarship, a check for $500 and roundtrip airfare and accommodations for himself and a guest to attend the NACAT conference.

“Mitchell 1 is proud to recognize Travis Krueger for his outstanding achievement and dedication to pursuing educational excellence in the automotive technology field,” said Nick DiVerde, senior marketing director, Mitchell 1. “With his drive and enthusiasm for auto diagnostics and repair, we know he will one day accomplish his dreams.”

Krueger will attend Baker College – Auto Diesel Institute in Owosso, Michigan in the fall of 2017, where he will study automotive and diesel services technology. After he completes his education, he would like to work for an ASE Certified repair shop, with the dream of operating his own automotive service facility in the future.

Krueger stated that one of the things he likes about repairing vehicles is figuring out a problem and staying with it until he masters it. He loves working with his hands, and says the challenge of digging right in and fixing things is what he truly enjoys about automotive repair.

To be eligible for the Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student scholarship, applicants must be a current student majoring in automotive technology/auto shop repair course work and must meet the following criteria:  be nominated by his/her NACAT instructor, maintain a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, have plans to attend (or already be enrolled in) an accredited college or university, and be a U.S. or Canadian citizen.

 

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