Shelly Tanner - Great Plains Technology Center
THEN: A girl growing up in a family of truck drivers. Shelly’s experience with working on big trucks started early. While at Elgin High School Shelly turned to Great Plains Technology Center’s diesel mechanics technician program to
- Improve skills as a mechanic and expand wiring and electricity knowledge.
- Instill confidence in a male-dominated program.
- Maintain her diesel pickup truck and to be able to help others with their vehicles.
NOW: Shelly is considered by her instructors to be one of the best mechanics in the program. After high school graduation she plans to use her skills as a diesel mechanic to work her way through college to become a chiropractor.