Brandon Cochran (left) and Justin Cochran (right) are brothers who graduated from Amelia County High School. The fall following their graduation both enrolled in programs housed at Southside Virginia College’s Occupational/Technical Center located at Pickett Community Park.
Brandon graduated from SVCC’s Diesel Technician Program in March of 2013. Immediately upon graduation he went to work for Goodman’s Truck & Trailer in Amelia. Brandon is currently employed by Carter Cat in Richmond. Carter Machinery has been in business since 1952 and has grown to be one of the leading Caterpillar dealers in the United States.
Justin graduated from SVCC’s Automotive Technician Program in March of 2015. He works for Moyers Automotive Service in Midlothian. Moyers Automotive is a full-service preventive maintenance and automotive repair center. It uses the latest diagnostic equipment and technicians are ASE-certified.