ASU-Newport Marked Tree Campus sponsors 13th annual high school automotive seminar

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Pictured are, from left: Michael Nowlin, Automotive Service Technology instructor, John Parsley, Zachary Maddox, Kenneth Edwards and Ashley Buchman, director of Student Services.

The Automotive Service Technology Department of ASU-Newport Marked Tree campus hosted its thirteenth annual High School Automotive Service Skills Preparation Seminar on March 27.

The purpose of the seminar is to generate an interest in the automotive service industry and to help instructors choose students to represent their high school vocational programs in the state Skills USA contest to be held in Hot Springs in April.

Participating in the seminar were students from Marked Tree, West Memphis, Paragould, Jonesboro, Valley View, Burdette, Armorel, Blytheville, Manila, Rivercrest and Nettleton.

First place was awarded to John Parsley, III from Manila High School who received a full tuition scholarship. Second place was awarded to Zachary Maddox from Armorel High School who received a $750 scholarship. Third place was awarded to Kenneth Edwards from Blytheville High School who was awarded a $500 scholarship.

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