Representatives of the Maine Automobile Dealers Association were on the Central Maine Community College (CMCC) campus recently to present a check for the automotive technology programs at the college. Left to right are Matt Walsh, automotive department chair at CMCC; President Scott Knapp; Tom Brown, president of the Maine Automobile Dealers Association; and George Dykstra, education representative for the association.
The automotive technology programs at CMCC are designed to prepare highly skilled technicians for the automotive industry. Students learn in a variety of environments including the classroom, laboratories and shops, while planning and performing practical job service. Upon graduation, students accept positions as general technicians, or as specialists in areas such as front-end alignment, brakes, or automatic transmissions.