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A Peak Under the Hood of the Diesel Truck Technology Program

Kyle Fawver in Diesel Truck TechnologyUnder the hood of this diesel truck you’ll find Kyle Fawver. This is just one of several trucks students get to work on in the Diesel Truck Technology program at SUN Tech.  Students will be exposed to Mac, Sterling, Freightliner, Volvo, and International trucks.

Want a closer look at the Diesel Program?  Check out our photo gallery on Facebook! Visit the Diesel Truck Technology page to learn more about this program, or contact your guidance counselor to schedule a tour of SUN Tech!

Diesel Program Praised by Susquehanna Motor Company Service Manager

As the manager of a dealership’s service department I’ve had the opportunity to work with and hire graduates from the Diesel Truck Technology program at SUN Tech . Currently over 40 % of my technicians have come through SUN tech and several of my office staff are also graduates. I’ve hired students directly from the high school program as well as students who went on to other college level programs. SUN Tech is the only high school program that I’ve hired students directly from that were prepared for an entry level position at our dealership. The students that went on to the college level were very prepared for the next level of training and are usually hired at a higher rate.

– John Renno, Service Manager, Susquehanna Motor Company

Nicholas Mast on the job at Burkholder Alignment and State Inspection

Nicholas Mast at Burkholder Alignment

Nicholas Mast at Burkholder Alignment

Pictured here is Diesel Truck Technology student Nicholas Mast at his co-op position at Burkholder Alignment and State Inspection.

Kyle Rapp On the Job with Keller Marine

Pictured here is Diesel & Truck Technology student Kyle Rapp on the job at his co-op position with Keller Marine & RV.  Keller services about 1,000 independent Marine & RV dealers in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states.

Collision Repair Completes Project for the City of Sunbury

The SUN Area Technical Institute Collision Repair class of 2013 repaired and refinished a 2001 Chevrolet pick-up truck for the City of Sunbury. Students disassembled the vehicle and removed dents from the body. The body was then sanded and prepared to change the color from white to yellow using a two stage base-coat, clear- coat paint system.

Present in photos of the completed project are Mike Bordner, Public Works Supervisor for the city of Sunbury, and Ken Long of the Sunbury Public Works Department.

Collision Repair Students present in photos: (from left to right) Tyler Cooper, Austin Reigel, Stevan Ranck, Brett Houtz, Dakota Ettinger, Johnmichael Bochlige, Frank Magnuson III, Tyler Spear, Charles Perkosky Jr. , Emily Hunt, Levi Cross, Brandon Martz, Brandon Huyard, Tyler Dunkle.

Collision Refinishes Truck for City of Sunbury

The Collision Repair class of 2012 is busy refinishing a truck for the City of Sunbury. The truck required a color change to fit into its new home at the Street Department.  We’ll post more pictures as the work progresses.