April 23, 2014

from left to right, Kody Pickering of Sterling (Auto Technology) Bryson Grenann of Fort Morgan ( Diesel Technology ), Ethan Berg of La Junta (Diesel Technology), and Logan Ward of Merino (Auto Technology).Four students from Northeastern Junior College’s transportation technology programs recently competed in the Colorado state-wide Skills USA  competition held at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs. Pictured here, from left to right, are the students who represented Northeastern during the April competition:  Kody Pickering of Sterling  (Auto Technology ), Bryson Grenann  of Fort Morgan ( Diesel Technology ), Ethan Berg of La Junta (Diesel Technology), and Logan Ward of Merino (Auto Technology).  Ethan Berg took home a gold, first place award in diesel technology and has earned the right to compete in the national contest in Kansas City in July.  NJC Automotive Technology program  director and Instructor Layton Peterman and diesel instructor Jimmy Atencio coached and accompanied the contestants to the state contest. (Courtesy Photo)