Photo: Diesel Tech

— Photo by Mike McCagg of BOCES

Jack Keith of Voorheesville, Caden Yauchler of Niskayuna, and James Bruder of Shenendehowa work on an engine in the Diesel Tech lab, part of the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Program, which has received the Associated Equipment Distributors Foundation five-year Certificate of Excellence, recognizing the program’s commitment to its students and the development of the industry’s workforce. Students in the two-year program work on late-model trucks and diesel engines. “The AED Foundation accredits post-secondary equipment technology programs and recognizes high school diesel tech programs to help build a sustainable pipeline of qualified technicians,” the foundation stated.