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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Learning the ropes

Sunday, August 15, 2004

Roger Elledge 2 of Sikeston Motor Co. Inc. graduated recently from the Dealer Candidate Academy of the National Automobile Dealers Association. This specialized training curriculum is designed to prepare dealer-successors and key management personnel to operate a new car or truck dealership. Elledge plans to use the skills developed at the Academy to prepare for further management responsibilities at his family-owned dealership. He received his degree in finance/management from Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky. The NADA/ATD Dealer Candidate Academy is an intensive 12-month apprenticeship course in dealership management. Six weeks of classroom studies are combined with 45 weeks of in-dealership training to prepare students for dealership management positions. Pictured from left are Allan Jones, NADA Dealer Academy director; Roger Elledge; Roger Elledge 2 and William Willis, the graduation speaker.