WESTFORD -- Four students in the Automotive Technology program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School this winter passed the four core components of the Automotive Service Excellence Entry-Level Certification program necessary to become auto-repair professionals.

The four core components are suspension and steering; brakes; electrical/electronic systems; and engine performance.

The students who passed the certification are: Domenic Cura, junior, Townsend; Robert Pawl, junior, Chelmsford; Kevin Lyons, postgraduate, Chelmsford; Jason Mendonca, junior, Westford.