Heavy Truck News

Spring 2020

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It has been an exciting year so far and June is quickly approaching. The juniors are making great strides and building a great foundational knowledge of the trucks and seniors are reaping the benefits of their internships every week.

Fresno Bee Features Duncan's Heavy Truck Program

Fresno Bee Video About Duncan Poly Heavy Truck Program

Seniors Place 3rd At Universal Technical Institute Top Tech Competition

Seniors Take Part In Jobsite

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Juniors Disassembling Air Dryers

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Enoc Lopez, Class of 2019, Obtains Apprentice Status At Fresno Truck Center

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Enoc Lopez, Heavy Truck Senior, Class of 2019, obtained his Apprentice status at Fresno Truck Center last month and is now a Union mechanic. This young man has a great future ahead of him!

Gianni Chacon Graduates Marine BMT!

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Gianni Chacon graduated from basic military training and is a full fledged Marine! Semper Fi!

Heavy Truck Junior, Abran Morales, quickly found out that a routine air gap inspection on a wheel speed sensor can turn into a inner oil seal replacement on a hub assembly.

Duncan Receives Another Outstanding Training Aid From Consulab

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The workmanship, versatility and components used on our brand new air brake training board are exemplary! This will be an invaluable tool to teach air brakes, abs operation and fault diagnostics.
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Duncan Ranks 35 Out of 220 Daimler Get Ahead Schools!

Duncan's Heavy Truck program's partnership with Daimler Trucks of North America's Get Ahead Program has been a great learning platform to supplement the student's core curriculum. The students get to experience first hand what proprietary manufacturer web based training looks like and they earn real DTNA certifications in the process. This is also beneficial and supports our DTNA training aids our school possesses. The Seniors completed a DTNA Get Ahead DD15 Engine Tune Up course, which included a detailed video of the procedure and took an assessment. They then walked right out in the shop and adjusted valve lash on our four DD15 engines (sourced from DTNA training aids). As of today we are 1 of 2 high school's in this program and ranked 35th out of 220 schools of which 99% are post-secondary. My students have worked hard to obtain the top 15th percentile of schools in the GA program. All the kudos goes to them!
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Duncan Hosts 8th Grade Parent Night

Duncan Heavy Truck Seniors did a phenomenal job hosting tours for 8th grade students and parents. These students are Duncan’s future grads!

Heavy Truck Juniors Present On Their Career Choices

Duncan Poly Heavy Truck Juniors presented on their career pathway choices and training goals to two prior Duncan Poly Alumni technicians from Affinity Truck Center and Fresno Truck Center.
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