Students Explore Automotive Mechanics at Pioneer Tech’s Summer Horsepower Academy

Ponca City Now - June 21, 2024 8:58 am

Horsepower Academy - Afternoon Session Participants: Back Row (L-R): Cash Tripp (Braman), Eli Peck (Ponca City), Kolten Dowler (Newkirk), Myrjand Conrad Escudero (Ponca City). Front Row (L-R): Carmela Hobbs (Newkirk), Jackson Soucek (Ponca City)

Ponca City, OK — Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) recently hosted the Summer Horsepower Academy, where students enjoyed four days of immersive learning about vehicle mechanics, from engine functionality to tire rotation. Brett Haas, from PTC’s Auto Service Technology program, provided students with invaluable hands-on experience, deepening their understanding of automotive systems.

During the academy, students engaged directly with automotive engines and other vehicle components, gaining practical skills and a comprehensive understanding of automotive technology. Brett Haas’s expert instruction ensured that participants left with a greater appreciation and knowledge of how vehicles operate.

For more information about the Automotive Service program at Pioneer Technology Center, please visit pioneertech.edu or call 580-762-8336.

Horsepower Academy – Morning Session Participants:

L-R: Brett Haas (Instructor), Colt Whetstone (Ponca City), Jensen Webb (Ponca City), Reed Farmer (Ponca City)

 

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