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Electric Drag Car Takes Up Temporary Residence as Museum Showpiece

Michael Barrett, executive director of the AACA Museum, joins Colin W. Williamson, dean of transportation technology, alongside Pennsylvania College of Technology's contribution to the exhibition The Penn College wildcat keeps a silent vigil from the hood of a museum piece Dean Williamson shares the history of the 'Wildcat electric dragster' projectA 1993 Chevrolet Camaro, converted into an electric-powered dragster and suitably adorned in its Wildcat finest for a trip to Hershey, will be displayed in the Antique Automobile Club of America museum there through Memorial Day. The museum’s exhibit on alternative-fuel vehicles opened last weekend, and a number of School of Transportation Technology personnel Colin W. Williamson, dean; faculty members Eric D. Pruden, Roy H. Klinger and Loren R. Bruckhart; and collision repair technology student Aaron C. Dressler were on hand for the first-night festivities. Students and faculty in the automotive technology, collision repair technology and graphic design majors all have worked on the car, which is one of 14 in the exhibition. Photos by Eric D. Pruden, automotive instructor

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