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RR 435: Young Careers In The Making – Automotive College Student Panel at CarFest 2019
28th May 2019 • Remarkable Results Radio Podcast • Carm Capriotto, AAP
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The Panel:

  • Ashlynn Poole from St. Philips College, San Antonio
  • Cheyanne Keith from Southern Careers Institute
  • Michael Wheeler from TSTC, Waco, TX

Key Talking Points:

  • Takeaways- draining rear differential, working on automotivecar vs diesel, learning to get feel for the repair with your hands and not solely rely on your eyes
  • Motivation to enter automotive industry schooling- enjoy working with hands and taking things apart, being involved with lab work, passion for learning and apply what you learn  
  • Career options- not just technician, can sell parts, design parts, trainer
  • Owning their shop one day is a goal. This goal has an entrepreneurial drive
    • Michael wants to be the leader of the pack
  • Reliable safety transportation business- a new spin on automotive perspective
  • 50% of first-year students leaving the program
  • These students say ‘bring it on’ new technology does not scare them
  • Paid dealership training for Cheyanne
  • OE dealerships/brands continue to create internship programs for college automotive students


Automotive Students have a special series just form them. Listen HERE.

Previous CarFest Episodes HERE.


  • Thanks to Ashlynn Poole,  Michael Wheeler and Cheyanne Keith for their contribution to the aftermarket’s premier podcast.
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