80 Seconds: Ron Dexter, Automotive Technology

80 Seconds: Ron Dexter, Automotive Technology


[Music] when a student like I say we’ll talk about it in lecture in class you’ll kind of see a blank stare I’m like what’s he talking about and then we’ll go out and we’ll actually do you know some hands-on lecture and then they start to kind of get it and then maybe they bring their own car in or they bring a customer’s car in to pour that same issue that we just talked about and you see them kind of light up like I know about this I heard about this and they’ll repair that and like you said though they’ll yell across the shop hey look it I fix this and it’s like it’s high-five moment at that point and it’s like it feels really good because I’ve been there you know I’ve been there where I didn’t know how to do something and you know I when I came here I was that timid student that was in the background going oh man what have I done what am i doing I’m scared to death please please instructor don’t ask me I’ve had some students that way they’re in fourth quarter now and those students are flourishing you know they’ve went out and they’ve started in the industry already part-time jobs and they’re becoming leaders you can see it they’re not just sitting back in the back trying to hide and just be to blend into the crowd and to see that really does feel good to be able to say you know what I I can understand that I was that kid that was that guy so to see that really it feels real good


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