Donation by Kawasaki Good Times Foundation to Help Students at Chattahoochee Tech

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(Marietta, Ga. – Dec. 10, 2013) A recent donation by the charitable arm of KCMA Corporation, Kawasaki Good Times Foundation means a new piece of equipment and a continued scholarship program for Chattahoochee Technical College’s Diesel Equipment Technology Program. The $5,000 will sustain a scholarship for students in the program another year and pay for the purchase of a new scanner, according to Instructor Mike Smith.

“We are pleased to announce that we just received a $5,000 check from the Kawasaki Good Times Foundation as a donation for the CTC Diesel Technology Program,” said Wayne Powell, KCMA Corporation Sr. Manager for Product Support. “It is KCMA’s pleasure to partner with Chattahoochee Technical College and the Diesel Equipment Technology Program.”

The Diesel Equipment Technology diploma program, which is based at the college’s North Metro Campus in Acworth, is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the diesel equipment service and repair profession. The program emphasizes a combination of truck, heavy equipment, marine systems or emergency power generator repair theory and practical application necessary for successful employment depending on the specialization area a student chooses to complete. Program graduates receive a Diesel Equipment Technology diploma that qualifies them as entry-level Diesel Equipment technicians.

“The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation and Chattahoochee Technical College are excited to partner with KCMA in such a significant way to enhance our programs and help our students,” said Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Executive Director Chris Knife.

For more information on the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation, call 770-528-4522 or visit www.ChattahoocheeTech.edu/foundation.