(WACO, Texas) – Texas State Technical College’s Auto Collision and Management Technology program held an end-of-semester taco luncheon for its students on Thursday, Aug. 17 at the Waco campus.
The lunch was held in a program lab and catered by Taqueria Los Cuates of Lacy Lakeview. Students and faculty members ate street-style tacos with pork, beef, cilantro and other fixings.
Mark Cureton, a program instructor, ate multiple tacos.
“It shows appreciation for the students,” he said about the event.
Students are happy with the summer semester they have had and are looking forward to the fall.
Gerardo Soto, of Waco, is a summer candidate for graduation for a certificate of completion in the program’s refinishing specialization. He said he enjoyed learning new skills for his future career field.
He is currently checking out some employment opportunities.
“I am looking forward to finally putting my skills out in the real world,” Soto said.
Jaime Yanez, of Bryan, is a certificate student in the program’s refinishing specialization and scheduled to graduate in December. He is already working as an apprentice at Caliber Collision in College Station.
Yanez said he enjoys his interactions with the program’s instructors.
“I still have a lot to learn, but so far I am really enjoying everything,” he said. “I love the bond with cars.”
Registration continues for the fall semester at TSTC. For more information, go to tstc.edu.