North Farmington automotive program accredited

North Farmington High senior Matt Blair
North Farmington High senior Matt Blair earned state and national honors in automotive competition. (contributed photo)

North Farmington High School’s Automotive Program has earned its 16th accreditation by The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

The evaluation was done by NATEF and the Farmington area automotive business community, including Tamaroff Honda, McElroy Automotive of Farmington, Baker College and Wright Tool Company.

North Farmington High School’s program provided the evaluation team with 77 different files to show how the program teaches and meets all of the NATEF standards. This year, the program had state finishers in both the Skills USA and MITES automotive competitions. Senior Paul Thornton was awarded 2nd place in the state at the Skills USA competition. Matt Blair, also a senior, earned 2nd place in the state at the MITES competition and 4th place at the Skills USA competition.

This year alone, North students received more than 40 certifications between student Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and state testing in our advanced classes. To learn more about North Farmington High School’s Automotive Program, nfhsauto.weebly.com or facebook.com/nfhsautomotivetechnology.

Press release

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