Gentry High School, NTI sign agreement to give college credit for truck mechanic program

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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Westside Eagle Observer/RANDY MOLL Blake Robertson, president of Northwest Technical Institute, shakes hands with Terrie Metz, superintendent of the Gentry School District, on Jan. 31 after signing an agreement to offer college credit to graduating Gentry High School students who complete the course of study offered at the school in medium- and heavy-duty truck maintenance and repair. Standing behind Robertson and Metz were Christie Toland, assistant superintendent of Gentry Schools; Carl Desens, NTI instructor and department chair; Brae Harper, principal of Gentry High School Conversion Charter; and Tyson Sontag, instructor for the Gentry diesel mechanic courses taught in the new Gentry Career Education Center.

Westside Eagle Observer/RANDY MOLL Blake Robertson, president of Northwest Technical Institute, shakes hands with Terrie Metz, superintendent of the Gentry School District, on Jan. 31 after signing an agreement to offer college credit to graduating Gentry High School students who complete the course of study offered at the school in medium- and heavy-duty truck maintenance and repair. Standing behind Robertson and Metz were Christie Toland, assistant superintendent of Gentry Schools; Carl Desens, NTI instructor and department chair; Brae Harper, principal of Gentry High School Conversion Charter; and Tyson Sontag, instructor for the Gentry diesel mechanic courses taught in the new Gentry Career Education Center.

GENTRY -- An agreement was signed on Jan. 31 which will allow Gentry High School students who complete a medium- and heavy-duty truck program at the conversion charter school to receive 23 college credits from Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale upon graduation.


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