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Great Lakes Adventist Academy is Seeking a Complete Cummins 6.7L Engine Donation

Project Details:
Great Lakes Adventist Academy is looking for a complete Cummins 6.7L engine to use for their diesel technology class to tear a part and put back together. They have three lift bays and a non-lift bay for automotive service. Students handle repairs that come into the shop, learn appropriate terminology, and proper repair techniques based on the repairs needed. The goal is for students to be proficient in general repairs, and not afraid to move into repairs and diagnostics they haven’t previously done by using logical analysis of the problem.

About Great Lakes Adventist Academy:
Great Lakes Adventist Academy is a boarding school serving students (grades 9-12) from across Michigan and surrounding states, as well as international students. Automotive and Welding education is offered for students wanting to find a career in the trades. Two years of each subject are available, as well as independent study, if further topics of study are desired.

Frederick Career & Technology Center is Seeking a Classroom Projector

Project Details:
Frederick Career & Technology Center is looking to replace their classroom projector. Their current unit is 15 years old and has done a great job, but it’s grown tired and fuzzy. They would like to replace it with a new unit that is bright, clear, up-to-date, and doesn’t require a yearly expensive lamp replacement. They are hoping a generous community member would like to make an impact on their program for years to come.

About Frederick Career & Technology Center:
Frederick County Career and Technology Center is a public school located adjacent to Frederick Community College that serves 10 high schools across Frederick County, Maryland. Their program is ASE accredited and takes two years to complete. During their time here, students learn safety, maintenance, electrical, suspension, steering, brakes, engine repair, engine performance, and air conditioning. Students have the opportunity to earn certifications through ASE and Snap-on. Students also have countless opportunities to start working during the first year through paid apprenticeships in the industry. Many of these lead to full-time employment.

Johnson County Community College is Looking For Job Shadow Opportunities for Students

Project Details:
Johnson County Community College’s Automotive Technology Department is looking for job shadow opportunities for their students. Job shadowing is beneficial to both the student and employer. It is an opportunity for students to explore a career in the automotive repair industry. Employers can build relationships and find out what incoming workers are looking for.

About Johnson County Community College:
Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. They are located in Overland Park, Kansas. Johnson County Community College has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That’s five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources, and a thriving campus culture – not to mention competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences.

Jefferson High School is Looking For Advisory Committee Members

Project Details:
Jefferson High School wants your help to get involved in the automotive, collision, and diesel industry by joining their advisory board. Unfortunately, being in a more rural area, it’s difficult to get advisory committee members. If you’re interested in getting involved with Jefferson High School’s advisory committee, please reach out.

About Jefferson High School:
Jefferson High School is one of only 20-25 ASE certified high schools in the state of Wisconsin. They are also one of only a handful of high schools who offer a course in auto body. However, they’re always looking to improve in any way possible.

About WrenchWay School Connect

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