PAA Automotive Showdown at AACA Museum
Larry Jewett - February 20, 2013 10:38 AM
The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum will again be the host site for the Pennsylvania Automotive Association’s annual Automotive Technology Competition. The event, to be held at 10 a.m. on February 21, involves 10 schools with teams of two students per school. The 10 schools were selected for the competition through a written qualifying exam. Students have trained at new car dealerships. On competition day, the students will face a test of advanced automotive diagnostic skills on 2013 vehicles with pre-determined defects. The vehicles will be supplied by area car dealers.
The winning school will advance to the 2013 National Automotive Technology Competition at the New York International Auto Show.
The 10 teams are Matt Bell and Colin McCreary (Central Westmoreland CTC), Demo Angeloff and Travis Kessler (Cumberland Perry AVTS), Riley Colvin and Garrett Gross (Erie County Technical School), Brandon Clever and Josh Long (Franklin County CTC), Sidney Helm and Joshua Johnson (Jersey Shore Area High School), Austin Ebersole and Andrew Nee (Lebanon County CTC), Aaron Lott and Troy Maby (Susquehanna County CTC), Cameron Bunavage and Craig Veety (Tunkahannock High School), Devin Defazio and Robert Hiller (Wallenpaupack Area High School) and Shon Huyck and Zach Stiller (Williamsport Area High School).