Brittany Reed--January 2017 Student of the Month

US Finance Post article

written by Olivia Chivers

Washington State Community College breaks the mold of the auto industry with its mechanics’ students.

The industry is not a common profession for women. In fact, less than two percent of auto technicians and mechanics are women, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, one student at the Washington State Community College is changing that stereotype.

The statistics have never discouraged 20-year-old Brittany Reed from pursuing her passion of fixing cars. Reed, who is now pursuing a degree in auto diesel mechanics, said working with her father inspired her interest in the subject.

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