Over the past year and a half, students in the auto body program at Max Hayes High School have been dismantling and rebuilding the cruiser, using donated materials from Sherwin-Williams and other companies in the Cleveland area.
Andy Retz, head of the collision repair program at Lorenzo Walker Technical College in Naples, FL, says local shops are hiring his students just as fast as he can train them.
Students at William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School in Lincoln, RI, are refurbishing a Lincoln Police Department cruiser.
The donation will allow Harlingen High School to purchase new equipment.
The Erie Institute of Technology in Erie, PA, recently opened up a new auto body technician lab featuring a lift, paint booth and frame-straightening machine.
Instructor Alan Bradny has been teaching Parma Senior High School’s Auto Collision Technology program in Parma, Ohio, for 18 years. Currently, there are 25 students enrolled in the program.