MATC Students Place at State Competitions

Picture L-R: Quin Call (Gold Medalist- Air Conditioning Refrigeration); Mike Shelkey (Silver MedalistAir-Conditioning Refrigeration); Brant Morris (Bronze Medalist Auto Collision Repair)

Picture L-R: Quin Call (Gold Medalist- Air Conditioning Refrigeration); Mike Shelkey (Silver MedalistAir-Conditioning Refrigeration); Brant Morris (Bronze Medalist Auto Collision Repair)


Manhattan Area Technical College recently competed in a statewide hands-on skills competition with the Air Conditioning competition held at MATC and Welding and Auto Collision competitions held in Wichita. MATC programs competing were Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration, Auto Collision Repair, and Welding. MATC students placed 1st and 2nd in Air Condition & Refrigeration and 3rd in Auto Collision Repair for the entire State.

There are over 150 different technical trade competitions that take place during the month of April. They include post-secondary and high school.

All gold medalist across the state of Kansas will compete at the national level in Kansas City June 23rd-27th.