Once on campus, Parrino was emerged in the racing culture that has made Mooresville, N.C. famous. Between the classroom and internships with a number of local race teams and companies, Parrino was a full-fledged racing junkie.
Instructors took note of her skills and work ethic, and when JRi Shocks inquired about possible candidates for a new position, Parrino was highly recommended for the job.
"NASCAR Tech played a huge role in getting hired by JRi," said Parinno. "NASCAR Tech has connections, and in racing everyone knows everybody, so I can only imagine how many people they have helped directly."
As NASCAR Tech celebrates 10 years of starting careers, stories like Parrino's are becoming common.Parrino believes it takes passion and an open mind to be successful. "My advice to people is to try and not pigeon-hole themselves and experience it all," said Parrino. "A lot of people say they will only do one thing, and if they don't get that chance, they will be crushed." Parrino speaks from experience. "I didn't think I would be doing what I'm doing, but I realized I love it and I get to help so many people and make a difference in the company as it's growing. It means a lot." About Universal Technical Institute, Inc.:Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) is the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians. With more than 160,000 graduates in its 47-year history, UTI offers undergraduate degree, diploma and certificate programs at 11 campuses across the United States, as well as manufacturer-specific training programs at dedicated training centers. Through its campus-based school system, UTI provides specialized post-secondary education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech). For more information visit www.uti.edu. Like UTI on www.facebook.com/UTI or follow UTI on Twitter @UTITweet, @MMITweet, and @NASCARTechUTI. Media Contact: John DodsonNASCAR Technical Institute firstname.lastname@example.org 704-658-1952 Ext 17477
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