East CLC Hosts First-Ever Classic Car Show -

East CLC Hosts First-Ever Classic Car Show

The East Community Learning Center (East CLC) automotive program in Akron, Ohio, hosted its first classic car show on June 2, featuring local classic cars and motorcycles.

Auto instructor Chad Groom and students present Dan Panaia with his “Best in Show” trophy for his ’63 Buick Riviera. Photo by Carley Hull / Tomorrow’s Tech.

East Community Learning Center’s (East CLC) automotive program in Akron, Ohio, hosted its first classic car show on June 2, featuring local classic cars and motorcycles.

Cars ranging from Broncos to hot rods lined up at the East CLC Classic Car Show. Photo by Carley Hull / Tomorrow’s Tech.

During the event, the students and auto instructor Chad Groom displayed the revamped 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo they rebuilt to drag race spec’s. The car and the students were featured in the “Just a Car from Akron” story in the May issue of Tomorrow’s Tech.

The revamped Monte Carlo featured in Tomorrow’s Tech. Photo by Carley Hull / Tomorrow’s Tech.

The event was free to the community and students lead tours of the automotive service facility and judged the vehicles during the event.

Sponsored by Akron Public Schools and Don Joseph Toyota, the “Best in Show” trophy went to Dan Panaia’s ’63 Buick Riviera.

Dan Panaia’s ’63 Buick Riviera took home top honors at the first East CLC Classic Car Show. Photo by Carley Hull / Tomorrow’s Tech.

Check out the “Just a Car from Akron” story to read more about the East CLC Monte Carlo project.

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