Students acquire automotive skills - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Students acquire automotive skills

Posted: Updated:

by Michele Catahay

Guam - Guam Community College automotive instructor Joe Flores says the vocational he specializes in prepares students for the workforce and gives them the skills needed to obtain a good job, especially in light of the military buildup.  "A lot of students are interested. Even if you don't continue in the field, it's not bad to know how to work on your car, so with the upcoming military buildup, the industry will boom," he said.  "There should be jobs available for students. The pay isn't that bad."  

This class is a GCC automotive secondary class and is run by the Community College at the high school level. Automotive programs are currently available in all five public high schools.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Drunk man forces himself into elderly couple's home twice

    Drunk man forces himself into elderly couple's home twice

    It was a frightening moment for an elderly couple in Harmon after a stranger entered their apartment unit unwelcomed. Responding officers picked up the suspect who was apparently walking in the area and drunk. Mario Lopaz is charged with home invasion, buMore >>
    It was a frightening moment for an elderly couple in Harmon after a stranger entered their apartment unit unwelcomed. Responding officers picked up the suspect who was apparently walking in the area and drunk. Mario Lopaz is charged with home invasion, buMore >>
  • Pair arrested for stealing beer from stores

    Pair arrested for stealing beer from stores

    A pair accused in back to back thefts at local stores are arrested. Kimbert Kastor and Mathison Atiput are charged with aggregated retail theft. Kastor is also charged with possession of an open container and eluding a police officer. Court documents statMore >>
    A pair accused in back to back thefts at local stores are arrested. Kimbert Kastor and Mathison Atiput are charged with aggregated retail theft. Kastor is also charged with possession of an open container and eluding a police officer. Court documents statMore >>
  • Police investigate death of man in Harmon

    Police investigate death of man in Harmon

    A police death investigation is underway after a man is found unresponsive Tuesday morning. Guam Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao said the victim was found in the Harmon area around 7 a.m. He was taken to Guam Regional Medical City where heMore >>
    A police death investigation is underway after a man is found unresponsive Tuesday morning. Guam Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao said the victim was found in the Harmon area around 7 a.m. He was taken to Guam Regional Medical City where he More >>
Powered by Frankly