WAHS automotive students win award, recognize local car dealership

Pictured from left is Koser and Leigey with Ciocca Toyota of Williamsport's Service Manager Fred Schreppel and General Manager Brian Lewis.


WILLIAMSPORT — Two Williamsport Area High School students recently took fifth place at the Pennsylvania Automotive Association Technology Competition.

Seniors Alan Cortright and Weston Koser were the two WAHS contenders from among the 10 participating Pennsylvania high schools. The event tests teams of two automotive students’ advanced diagnostic skills on an assigned vehicle with predetermined defects. 

The students qualify to enter the competition through a written exam.

Cortright and Koser, along with teacher Andrew Leigey, presented a certificate of appreciation to Ciocca Toyota of Williamsport for opening its doors and allowing the WAHS students to train on Toyota systems in advance of the competition.  

This year’s competition took place at the AACA Museum in Hershey.