RCTC Receives Donation from Luther Automotive

​RCTC, on behalf of its Automotive Technology Program, proudly accepted the keys to a Hyundai Elantra today, generously donated by the Luther Automotive Group.   A brief ceremony held Wednesday featured the donated a vehicle which will be utilized for training purposes in the Automotive Technician program. Ken Lentz, Service Manager at Park Place Motors of Rochester, presented the keys to a to the RCTC Automotive Technology students and instructors.

RCTC Automotive Technician Instructor Dave MacLeod stated, “This is the first of many partnerships to donate a vehicle to RCTC. We look forward to working with the advanced technology to provide better training for our students to enhance their skills.”

Jaxon Wager, a second-year student in RCTC’s Automotive Technician program added, “It is important to work on newer vehicles with all the new technology. Every bit of knowledge I gain in this program can be used in the field.”

Luther Automotive also presented a gift card to the RCTC Automotive Technician program which can be used for purchasing Hyundai parts. Luther Automotive Group is the largest privately-owned dealership group in the Midwest.

For further information about RCTC’s Automotive Technician program, contact Lori Jensen, Interim Dean of Career and Technical Education, at 507-529-2720 or lori.jensen@rctc.edu.