Tag «MCC-Longview Automotive Technology»

‘Etch and Catch’ catalytic converter event April 26 at MCC-Longview

The Metropolitan Community College Police Department and automotive technology program are teaming up to deter would-be thieves of catalytic converters on vehicles. At the “Etch and Catch” event — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, at MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit — car owners can get their catalytic converters engraved with the vehicle identification …

MCC-Longview student brings home the gold from SkillsUSA

Three Metropolitan Community College- Longview automotive students attended the SkillsUSA Missouri state conference in April, once again coming home with top honors. The SkillsUSA Championships are a series of competitive events showcasing the finest career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. MCC-Longview’s General …

‘Automotive Experience’ draws high school students to MCC-Longview

MCC-Longview’s Automotive Experience had something for every car enthusiast. But the March 31 event was aimed at a specific audience: high school students who might be interested in Longview’s automotive technology program. Automotive program coordinator David Patience said 200-250 students from seven high schools and career centers attended. This was the third year of Automotive …

MCC auto grad headed to Abu Dhabi to compete in WorldSkills contest

Metropolitan Community College is honored to have played a part in the continuing  success of a young man who will take a winning skill set he started honing at the MCC-Longview campus to a world stage in 2017. Jonathan Robertson, a 2016 graduate of Longview’s General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (GMASEP), has been selected …

MCC automotive student brings home the silver … and a Corvette

UPDATE: On July 14, Jonathan Robertson accepted a Corvette Stingray, gifted to the Metropolitan Community College for Robertson’s SkillsUSA win. Enjoy the photos. Our original story, posted on June 28, 2016: It’s been a sweet ride for a recent Metropolitan Community College graduate. Not only has Jonathan Robertson brought home the silver for MCC, he is …

MCC Students Advance to the National SkillsUSA Competition

Metropolitan Community College students earned a spot in the National Skills USA Leadership & Skills contest that will take place this summer. Twelve MCC students competed in the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership & Skills contest. Collectively, the students earned 17 medals and five students qualified for nationals. Students competed first at the local and district levels to earn their eligibility to compete …

Five MCC instructors receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to five outstanding MCC instructors who have received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.  The honorees included: Becky Schuering, mathematics instructor, MCC-Blue River David Grady, machine tool instructor, MCC-Business & Technology Rory Perrodin, automotive technology instructor, MCC-Longview Dr. Chris Morrow, veterinary technology instructor, MCC-Maple Woods Greg Sanford, history instructor, MCC-Penn Valley The award, …