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June 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Fort Morgan, CO. 06/19/14.  Morgan Community College (MCC) student Bernie Watson saw a need inBernie Watson (left) assists MCC Maintenance Staff Greg Schehrer unload an auto rotisserie sponsored by local body shops. the College’s auto collision repair shop. Rather, the College was asked to return the auto rotisserie that it had been loaned, leaving the shop without a lift.

“I enrolled at MCC because I enjoy repairing cars,” says Watson. “Last year I purchased a 1965 Mercury Comet Caliente with hopes to restore to its original condition. When I found out that Tim was going to need another auto rotisserie, I put in some phone calls.”

“Bernie and I were able to find several sponsors for the new lift,” continues his wife, Deborah Jorisch Watson, CPA. The Watson’s, together with Joe Fuentes of 3 Amigos Auto Body, Larry's Auto Body Repair and Painting, Griffith Auto Body LLC, and Restorations by Troy, were able to acquire the equipment.

“[MCC Instructor] Tim Grauberger does a great job with these students,” adds Watson. “I don’t know if the kids realize coming into the program how hard they are going to work. But they like Tim; he makes the process of learning engaging.”

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