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Student Spotlight - Tim Shipway


At A Glance...

  NAME: Tim Shipway
  MAJOR: Automotive Technology program

HOME TOWN: Cumberland, MD



Why did you choose your major?
A. I'm a retired aircraft mechanic and I love to learn and fix things. 
Q. What made you choose ACM?
A.  It is close to home and supports local education. 
Q. How has your experience been at ACM?
A. ACM has been wonderful.  I have enjoyed every minute and met new people. 
Q. Why would you recommend ACM to future students?
A.  The small class sizes, one-on-one help, and the warm campus environment. 
Q. Now that you've been through the college process, what advice would you give your past self?


Just do it!  I was afraid that I would not make it in college level course work.  Being in the military, the thought was that college was for officers, not enlisted. 

Q. Has being a veteran made an impact on your being a student?  Did it have anything to do with choosing ACM and/or your major?
A. Yes, it built self-confidence and gave me experience.  Technical and hands-on programs are a plus for ACM.