Education achievements: Matthews, Pritchett master automotive and diesel | NevadaAppeal.com

Education achievements: Matthews, Pritchett master automotive and diesel

Casley Matthews, a Carson High School graduate, and Christopher Pritchett, a Dayton High School graduate, recently graduated from the Sacramento Campus of Universal Technical Institute (UTI), which offers post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

The graduates completed the institute’s Automotive, Diesel and Ford FACT training programs.

Dominguez attends medical congress

Mallarie Dominguez of Carson City participated in the Congress of Future Medical Leaders held June 25-27 in Lowell, Mass.

The honors-only program is for high school students from across the country who are aspiring to become physicians or enter medical research fields. Participants must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average to attend.

The purpose of the Congress is to honor the students and to motivate and help them plan to reach their goals. Students heard from Nobel Laureates and top medical school deans and witnessed a live surgery.