For my project, I demonstrated the following:
I have always been interested in cars, trucks, 18 wheelers you name it. Everything from working on them to doing a full restoration. I currently work at Rice Auto Body in Hamilton, Ohio and a really big part of the reason I work there is because of my stepdad. He has been in my life since I was 2 and he worked at Rice Auto Body. He was a big help but the things I’ve learned between my junior and senior year here at Butler Tech and my work has become very useful. You depend on your coworkers working at the auto body shop where I work because you’re all a team. You have to be quick and get the customer’s car done on time.
One thing I would have done differently is doing a better job at recording me and my classmate taking the bumper off, repairing the bumper, and putting the bumper back on. There were a few times when I would forget to un-pause the camera when I got done getting other tools. Then I would start working on the bumper while the camera was paused and would miss steps.
One thing I am most proud of is how I was able to use my skills and knowledge to teach my classmate. Because of that we worked together to quickly take the bumper off and when we got it off we were able to repair it in minutes. Then we were able to put the bumper back on the car quickly because we worked together.
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