He’s loved cars as long as he can remember. After spending three years training in automotive at his CTC, Shawn knew a college degree would take him where he wanted to go. Today he’s pursing his passion in the Honda PACT program and enjoying every minute of it.
Q&A with Shawn
WHAT DREW YOU TO THE HONDA PACT MAJOR?
The professionalism, kindness, and helpfulness of the faculty, the clean shop environment and the reliability of Honda's vehicles.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT YOUR MAJOR?
The 8-week paid internships—it allows me to make money to pay for school and tools.
TELL US SOMETHING COOL/FASCINATING YOU'VE LEARNED?
The coolest thing I’ve learned so far is how to aim Honda Radar Sensing cameras.
WHAT MIGHT YOU TELL OTHERS WHO ARE CONSIDERING PENN COLLEGE OR THE HONDA PACT MAJOR?
Tour the facility and meet the faculty. You’ll really like the facility and the environment.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ASPECT ABOUT LEARNING AT PENN COLLEGE?
The hands-on approach and the small student-to-faculty ratio.
FINAL THOUGHTS ON YOUR EXPERIENCE.
This program has totally changed the way I view cars and transportation as a whole. Transportation will never go by the wayside. You will always need to be able to travel from point A to point B.
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