Davidson graduates from auction college

MASON CITY — Earning the honorary title of “Colonel,” Chantz Davidson of Orient recently graduated from World Wide College of Auctioneering (a.k.a. Reisch World Wide College of Auctioneering) during the Nov. 16-23 class.

Davidson 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, Davidson also received the real-life experience of calling a public auction sale.