Dustin Schilling, of Eagle Bend, has been hired as a full-time diesel technology instructor at Central Lakes College, Staples campus.
Schilling was a temporary instructor in the program last year. He also served CLC as a lab assistant in the diesel program one year before taking on instructional duties. He has taught courses in diesel engines, electrical and electronics, on-highway truck theory and lab and customer service at the Staples campus.
He is a 2004 graduate of the diesel mechanics program at Alexandria Technical College where he earned a 2.5 GPA while working 36 to 40 hours per week. He also has been a mechanic for Knife River in Sauk Rapids, Gary’s Diesel in Staples and Maney International in Alexandria.