Awarded $2,500 on 12/11/2014
Katie is a freshmen at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Vermont studying automotive technology and ASE certifications. Katie's was first inspired to be in automotive by her father, a top ranked certified automotive technician in the country. While in high school, she attended a vocational automotive technology program and excelled to compete in various projects including the creation of an engine fueled by propane and received eight student ASE certifications. In Katie's words "Being a technician is not a job but a part of me that I cannot imagine not having. I have a dream one day of being one of the top 50 technicians in the country and as an ASE certified master technician alongside my father."