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Ahnapee Automotive


If you're interested in the program but have some questions, contact one of the coordinators below.

Directory of Learning Services(920) 845-2336 x122

Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator(920) 845-2336 x489
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Ahnapee Automotive is an educational initiative of the Luxemburg-Casco School District located within the high school. Through the program, students in their junior and senior years are provided with the opportunity to earn college credits while also receiving credit towards high school graduation through this partnership with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC).

Through successful completion of NWTC’s Automotive Maintenance Technician (AMT) curriculum, students attain a one-year technical diploma. Following graduation from high school, they may choose to ladder into an associate degree in Automotive Technology or a two-year technical diploma as an Automotive Technician.

To receive the one-year AMT technical diploma, students must complete 26 credits in courses such as Transportation Service Operations, Auto Service Operations, Brake Systems, Steering & Suspension Systems, Intro to Electrical Systems, Engine Repair, Engine Performance, Advanced Chassis Systems and Transportation Welding.

Automotive Maintenance Technicians diagnose vehicle malfunctions, perform basic appropriate repairs, and recommend/conduct regular vehicle maintenance. Other related careers include Automotive Electronics Specialist, Brake Specialist, Engine Repair Specialist, and Steering, Suspension and Alignment Specialist.

Ahnapee Automotive is made possible by meaningful partnerships with the local automotive industry. Area companies who are supporting the automotive curriculum through investment and opportunities for hands-on student work are Dorsch Ford, Broadway Automotive, Gandrud Automotive Group, NAPA/Clover Auto Parts, NAPA/Ball Auto and Truck Parts, Phase III Service Center, Pilsen Auto Service, Auto Aces, New Franken Sales and Service, and McClure’s Service.

A total of $100,000 was donated to the program to help purchase the needed tools and equipment at its outset in the 2020-21 school year.

The program is a consortium of area schools including Luxemburg-Casco, Denmark and Kewaunee.

Hello, my name is Brent Westlund, instructor for the Ahnapee Automotive Program. I have been in the automotive field for the last 20 years, 17 of those in a dealership environment. I hope to share my passion and knowledge of vehicles with the students, and to help jumpstart their careers in the automotive industry. As a former graduate of the NWTC automotive program, I know the importance of a good foundation of skills and knowledge that is required to be successful in this industry.
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Brent Westlund

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