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May 2019

ASU-Newport student recognized with "Head of the Class" award

A leading industry manufacturer recognized an Arkansas State University-Newport student for his excellence in the Energy Control Technology program. 

Hunter Carr, from Paragould, was presented the "Head of the Class" award by Malco Products. From over 500 technical schools and community colleges, students are selected by Malco Products based on their performance and commitment to the industry.

Hunter Carr of Paragould.
Hunter Carr of Paragould

Mark Constant, Advanced Instructor of Energy Control Technology, said Carr was chosen because of his commitment to excellence in the Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, or HVACR, industry while also exuding professionalism. 
 
"ASUN-Marked Tree’s Energy Control Technology program salutes and admires the hard work and dedication Hunter showed while completing his degree," Constant said. "Hunter has represented ASUN with pride and even received a bronze medal at the Skills USA competition." 
 
Carr won Bronze in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration category at the Arkansas Skills USA competition in April. He will graduate this summer and already passed his HVACR Class B Contractors exam. Carr also completed his EPA 608 Universal Certification.
 
Along with the recognition, Malco Products awarded Mullins with a variety of tools to take with him in his career valued at $130. 

Malco Products is a leader in HVACR industry standards while also producing tools needed by industry professionals.