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McArtor named 2010 Student of the Year at Northwest Tech PDF Print E-mail

  Diesel student, Brent McArtor was chosen as the 2010 student of the year at Northwest Kansas Technical College. He was chosen out of 16 candidates selected for this annual distinction.

Brent is the youngest son of Brad and Dana McArtor of Grant, and has two older brothers. He graduated from Perkins County High School, Grant, and has worked for an ag pilot  the past three years.

While at NWTech, Brent also competed in Skills USA diesel competition. He won at the college level and then placed third at the state competition in Wichita this spring. He is a member of the National Technical Honor Society. 

Brent is described as quiet, reserved, and very polite. His instructors were impressed by his level of maturity and stated that he will be a successful diesel mechanic. 

“He is a well rounded individual, and one couldn’t ask for a nicer young man,”  claimed instructor Ron Kaus.