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New England Tech Automotive School High Performance Professor Awarded
November 27, 2012
NEIT Automotive School of High-Performance Faculty Member, Derke Martel, receives national recognition
Derek Martel, Assistant Professor in New England Tech’s Transportation Technology department (the automotive school), couldn’t be happier. The New England Tech college community couldn’t be prouder either.
Derek is the recipient of the MAHLE Champion Technician Award recognizing him as the top high-performance engine technician in the country.
His nomination by Professor Christopher Bannister in New England Tech’s Transportation Technology program was chosen from all those received by MAHLE Clevite. The other nominees were all very qualified as well, yet Derek was voted as the most qualified to be named “Champion.” In addition to this honor, Derek and his wife will be traveling to Las Vegas to participate in MAHLE’s Champion’s Week and receive his award.MAHLE Celvite, Inc., in Ann Arbor, Michigan. MAHLE is an aftermarket supplier of more than 100,000 automotive products that are designed and manufactured to the same strict quality standards used for the large automotive brands. The company has 24 international locations including six sales offices and employs nearly 1,500 employees.
We congratulate Derek for this well-deserved honor – we are so fortunate to have such an outstanding faculty member at New England Tech’s Automotive School!
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