|All-Around Top Gun Operator Melvin Taylor displays his certificates.|
FOR RELEASE: March 23, 2012
Students in the University of New Mexico-Gallup’s Heavy Equipment Operator and Commercial Driver’s License courses participated in graduation exercises on March 16 in Lion’s Hall.
Students completing CDL and HEO training were: Dennison Boone, Vinell James, Kerwin Joe, Tiffany Johnson, Albert Manuelito, Malcolm Roan, Melvin Taylor, Monica Yazzie and Walter Yazzie.
Students recognized in various categories were: Melvin Taylor, All Around Top Gun Operator, Best Gannon Tractor Operator, Best Skid Steer Operator, Best Backhoe Operator, Best Scraper Operator; Dennison Boone, Best Excavator Operation; Vinell James, Best Motor Grader Operator and Best Loader Operator; Kerwin Joe, Best Dump Truck Operator and Best Forklift Operator; and Albert Manuelito, Best Roller Operator.
Instructors for HEO courses are Gary Fastwolf and Judith Woods; instructors for CDL are Jimmy Gonzales, Joey Ortiz, Miguel Cantu and Natalie Ludwig.