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ACC Auto Tech Students Sweep Awards at SkillsUSA Colorado 

ACC Automotive Technology students pose with awards.

A trio of Arapahoe Community College (ACC) Automotive Service Technology students swept the awards during the annual SkillsUSA Colorado State Leadership & Skills Conference on April 3-5 in Pueblo.

Liam Keller (works for AutoNation Toyota Arapahoe) took first place, Erik Montiel (works for Bozarth Chevrolet) placed second, and Joey Petrucelli (works for Audi Denver) finished third.

Additionally, ACC Auto Tech Faculty Jake Tipsword was selected as the Post-Secondary SkillsUSA Colorado Advisor of the Year. Tipsword was ACC’s Faculty Athlete of the Year in 2021-22.

Keller will now travel to Atlanta, GA, for the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference in June.