Local technical school recognizes Student of the Year

JOPLIN, Mo. – Franklin Technology Center celebrates its automotive student of the year, Leighton Coats.

Coats is a senior in Joe Flynn’s Automotive Technology Program at Franklin Tech.

According to instructor Flynn:

“Leighton is an incredible student with a great work ethic. He has become an exceptional role model for the students and is the go-to guy in the shop. He has repaired several vehicles during his time at FTC and demonstrates advanced comprehension of the tasks he is assigned.”

Leighton passed all of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications; an accomplishment only a few students can boast about.

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