Graduating Texas Students Make History with Auto Collision Co-op

Nov. 30, 2023
Two Texas students will make history by being the first in their college the first to graduate with degrees in the college’s newest Auto Collision and Management Technology.

Two students at Texas State Technical College, in Waco, are set to be the first to graduate with degrees in the college’s newest Auto Collision and Management Technology specialization in Fall 2023, according to a Cleburne Times Review news article.

Bryam Herrera, of Rosebud, and Carlos Rincon, of Jacksonville, Texas, are working on earning their Associate of Applied Science degrees in Auto Collision and Management Tech - Repair Specialization Co-op. The degree is affiliated with the Collision Engineering Program backed by Enterprise Holdings and Missouri-based Ranken Technical College, according to the local paper.

The topics that the two students have learned in the program include, but are not limited to, automotive plastic and sheet-molded compound repair, collision repair welding, and other topics.

Texas State Technical College Fall 2023 Commencement is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the BASE at Extraco Events Center in Waco.

Potential students interested in the co-op program can go to for more information. The next cohort will start classes in fall 2024.



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