auto body: News

Four students in front of building where SEMA is held
November 22, 2022

The Auto Body students recently attended the SEMA event in Las Vegas to learn about automotive specialty equipment manufacturers and new, innovative products in the automotive world.

SEMA, Specialty Equipment Market Association, is a trade organization that represents the automotive...

Skills logo with HVAC students on podium
May 9, 2022

Several SCTCC students took part in the statewide SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference held April 7-10 in Minneapolis, and two are set to represent SCTCC at the national level.

The state championships bring together nearly 1,000 students who compete in 80+ trade, technical,...

Leanne Pearson and Dale DeRung Headshots
July 6, 2021

The SCTCC Auto Body department made a big showing at the Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence (TCOE) 2021 Awards. Leanne Pearson won the Academic Professional of the year award, and Dale...

Autobody class training
January 13, 2021

The SCTCC Auto Body students have an extra certification under their belts when they graduate. For the third year, students received training on windshield installation from Dow Automotive Systems with trainer Perry Johnson.

From January to March, students learn to remove and install...

SkillsUSA
July 3, 2018

When SCTCC students head to the National Leadership and Skills Conference, they know how to compete. 

SCTCC sent five first-place SkillsUSA State winners to the national competition held in Louisville, Ky. Over the course of June 25-29, the SCTCC delegates performed different competitions...

January 18, 2018

Coming to SCTCC has a lot of benefits: less time in school, small classes, involved instructors, and it's less expensive than a four-year. But did you know that graduates from our programs can jump into jobs that pay really well?  

Here are ten programs at SCTCC that have high-paying...

Auto Body
April 10, 2017

Pictured left to right: Colton Popp, Alex Bigley, Kelly Zelko, Jared West, and Mitchell Thoreson

The SCTCC Auto Body program sent five participants to the 2017 SkillsUSA Minnesota State Conference held March 31-April 2.

Alex Bigley, Kelly Zelko, Mitchell Thoreson, Jared...

Nikki
February 6, 2014

Nikki Budde Anderson '01, Sales & Management
D&B Auto Body

This Ford Ranger was restored by D&B Auto Body LLC in September 2012. The beautiful restoration represents a dream my husband, Brandon Anderson...