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Dent student graduates from auctioneering school

Earning the honorary title of "Colonel," Elliot J. Stoll, of Dent, graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Denver, Col., after a Sept. 8-16 training program.

Stoll successfully completed the course of instruction and training covering all phases of auctioneering taught by 20 professional instructors at the college.

Students received instruction in real estate, benefit/charity/fundraising, automobile, farm, antique and specialty auctions, as well as vocal training and auction law. Other subjects included business management, technology, marketing, networking, online auctions and the development of an auction chant and bid calling.

During the training program, Stoll also received real-life experience of calling a public auction sale.

The World Wide College of Auctioneering was established in 1933 and has trained more than 40,000 auctioneers through the U.S., Canada and other parts of the world.