Salina Tech summer camp preparing students for the future

By |2018-09-10T13:57:02+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Community, Construction, Diesel, Electrical, Welding, Zuncategorized|

Rising Salina South High School freshman Colton Jensen has aspirations of becoming a welder. “It’s what I love to do and if I could pick any career it would be in welding, for sure,” he said. Kirk Heimer, 12, of Assaria, works on a project in the diesel and hydraulics class during the Salina Area [...]

Vehicle Extravaganza moves inside

By |2018-08-06T16:22:22+00:00April 8th, 2018|Categories: Community, Zuncategorized|

It was cold weather for hot rods. Or rat rods. Or carefully restored antique sedans. Lead judge Gabe Winger, diesel technology instructor, points to the motor of a 1955 Chevy Bel Air as he explains what the judges are looking for at the ninth annual Vehicle Extravaganza at Salina Area Technical College on Saturday. This [...]

Students help paint soldier’s home

By |2017-12-22T13:58:30+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Community, Diesel, SkillsUSA, Zuncategorized|

SALINA, Kan. (KAKE) - Salina resident William Cookson recently started painting his house.  But before he could finish the job orders came in for Cookson to deploy to Kuwait with his Kansas Army National Guard unit. The Military Affairs Council at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce got word of the unfinished paint job.  So folks with the [...]

Diesel students paint home for deployed soldier

By |2017-12-22T13:58:55+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Community, Diesel, SkillsUSA, Zuncategorized|

Diesel technology students are learning a new set of skills and a Salina man serving in Kuwait is getting his house painted this week. “We are chipping off the old paint and putting on primer. We will possibly help paint it,” Chris Wiegand said Tuesday afternoon. He’s in his second year in the diesel technology program [...]

Housing Authority, Salina Tech partner to help with career training

By |2017-12-22T14:18:39+00:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Allied Health, Community, Zuncategorized|

Kelsi Giebler (left), a former client of the Salina Housing Authority Family Self-Sufficiency Program, Rhonda Howell, a current client of the program, and KaySue Nothern, program coordinator. [Tom Dorsey / Salina Journal] Earlier this year Kelsi Giebler, of Salina, accomplished one of her lifelong goals. Although owning a house was on her bucket list, the [...]

Technical skills learned at day camp

By |2017-12-22T14:21:54+00:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Community, Diesel, Electrical, Welding, Zuncategorized|

A student in Salina Tech's summer camp welds together a bug sculpture to take home. Skills used for welding, electrical wiring, diesel mechanics and operating hydraulics aren’t just for the guys. During summer day camp conducted Monday through Wednesday at Salina Area Technical College, both girls and boys learned how to weld, wire outlets [...]

Salina Tech students rebuild antique tractor

By |2017-12-22T14:22:58+00:00May 13th, 2017|Categories: Community, Diesel, Zuncategorized|

SOLOMON -- When Chapman resident Ken Wood had farm equipment on his more than 500 acres of land destroyed by an EF-4 tornado on May 25, he never thought he’d be able to use any of it again. He decided to donate the damaged equipment to Abilene Machine, 407 Old Highway 40, which sells new and [...]

Salina Tech brings home the gold from SkillsUSA

By |2017-12-22T14:24:09+00:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: CAD, Community, Diesel, HVAC, Machine Tool, SkillsUSA, Zuncategorized|

Students from Salina Area Technical College brought home eight medals from the Kansas SkillsUSA contest, held in Wichita and Hutchinson recently, and four students qualified to compete at the national conference in Louisville, Kentucky in June by winning gold in their competitions. Winning gold medals were: · Noah Hanson, a senior at Smoky Valley High School, [...]

Salina Tech opens doors for visitors

By |2017-12-22T14:25:23+00:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: CDL, Community, Zuncategorized|

Dallas Hand, 16, of Abilene, tries out the truck driving simulator as his dad, Trevor Hand, watches during a visit Tuseday morning to Salina Area Technical College. [Tom Dorsey / Salina Journal] “You get disoriented,” Thummel said after completing a trip on the Salina Area Technical College truck-driving simulator, one of the highlights of Salina [...]

Salina Tech becomes authorized testing center

By |2017-12-22T14:32:22+00:00December 17th, 2016|Categories: Community, Zuncategorized|

Salina Area Technical College has been chosen as an authorized testing center for Pearson VUE, a global online testing and certification company. The certification means people in the Salina area who are working on their personal and professional development can take their certification tests here, instead of having to go to one of the other Pearson [...]

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