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Auto Service Technology Program a Finalist for School of the Year Award

Release Date: 4/9/2010 10:36:07 AM

The Auto Service Technology program at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center has been selected as one of four regional finalists in the nation for the 2010 School of the Year Award presented by Tomorrow’s Technician, Chicago Pneumatic, and WIX Filters.
The program was selected from more than 300 applications nominating more than 163 high schools, colleges, and career centers. The 2010 School of the Year will be chosen from the four finalists and will be featured in the May issue of the magazine Tomorrow’s Technician.
Participating schools have the chance to win their share of $25,000 in tool prizes, with $10,000 in Chicago Pneumatic tools going to the School of the Year and $5,000 to each of the three regional finalists. The prize package for the four finalists also includes $12,500 in WIX filters. Each regional finalist will have the opportunity to send select students to Charlotte, North Carolina to attend the WIX Institute of Filtration Technology and a behind-the-scenes tool demonstration and tour at Joe Gibbs Racing.
The teachers for the Auto Services Technology program at the Career and Technology Center are Tim Haines, Jeff Leister, and Dave Vandusen.

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