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Clarke students excel in SWCC’s Automotive Club, classes

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 1:05 p.m. CDT

Clarke Community High School senior Jacob Bair was elected to serve as president of the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Automotive Club.

The club typically elects college students, and Bair was elected by approximately 40 of his peers to guide the group for the next 12 months.

Bair’s responsibilities include organizing fundraisers, planning field trips and conducting monthly automotive club meetings.

Clarke Community High School sends seven students to the SWCC automotive programs in Creston.

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Three students who attend SWCC’s automotive class were the top scores in a recent automotive test. The will represent SWCC in a skills test at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Dec. 13.

Derek Saucedo received first place, Garrett Nelson received second place and Jacob Bair received third place.

Students from all across the state will tackle hands-on issues during the competition.

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