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High school teams compete to be top auto technician

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - High school teams from across the state were in Jackson to face off in an automotive challenge to become America's next top auto technician.

Twenty juniors and seniors representing 10 schools competed in the Ford Triple A Student Auto Skills Competition at the trade mart.

Each two-member team raced against the clock to correctly identify and fix intentionally installed bugs on identical Ford vehicles.

After diagnosing and repairing the problem, teammates drove across the finish line.

Stacy Williams and Christopher Cornelius from Clinton High School took first place.

They will also represent Mississippi at the national finals in Dearborn, Michigan June 13-15.

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