AKRON, OH Chicago Pneumatic is encouraging automotive technician students and teachers to nominate their schools for the 2009 T2 School of the Year presented by Chicago Pneumatic.
In addition to nationwide recognition in Tomorrow’s Technician magazine, the winning schools will receive a School of the Year plaque, flag and shop banners, and Chicago Pneumatic tools and apparel. Four regional prizes will be awarded, with the Grand Prize winner earning additional prizes and awards.
“Tomorrow’s Technician and Chicago Pneumatic look forward to honoring the best schools in the country for educating our industry’s next generation of technicians,” said Jay Lewis, general manager of Vehicle Service Americas for Chicago Pneumatic. “Our shared dedication to technical training drives us to recognize those schools that are achieving unparalleled results in education.”
Tomorrow’s Technician received more than 170 entries for last year’s School of the Year competition, including the grand prize winner, Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, IL, and three regional finalists: Tennessee Tech Center in Newbern, TN; North Central Technical Skills Center in Wenatchee, WA; and the Sultana High School Automotive Tech Program in Hesperia, CA.
Entries must be received by Dec. 31. Students, teachers and school supporters can nominate their school online at www.tomorrowstechnician.com by clicking on the T2 School of the Year presented by Chicago Pneumatic banner.
Entries can also be sent to T2 Editor Ed Sunkin via e-mail at [email protected] or by mail to:
2008/09 School of the Year, Tomorrow’s Technician, 3550 Embassy Parkway, Akron, Ohio 44333.
Entry forms must include the nominee’s name and position, school name and address, contact information and a 500-word or less answer to why you think your school should be named this year’s School of the Year.