This year, $307,000 was awarded to 106 individuals, including scholarships for current students and loan-forgiveness awards to employees of SEMA-member companies.
The competition makes its 2020 debut at the Heat Wave Spring Break Jam, March 7-8, in South Padre Island, Texas.
Six new schools join the 2019-2020 SEMA High School Vehicle Build Program.
It’s the pinnacle of many automotive professionals’ careers to have a build at the SEMA Show. With the help of SEMA Education, C.D. Hylton High School’s auto students will have a build at SEMA before graduation.
The program aims to engage students in the customization lifestyle and introduce them to a career path within the automotive aftermarket industry by connecting high school automotive shop classes with specialty-equipment manufacturers products to build one-of-a-kind customized vehicles.
Five Jeep Wranglers customized by students as part of this year’s SEMA High School Build Program grossed more than $130,000 at auction.
Five unique Jeep Wranglers from the SEMA High School Vehicle Build Program are going to auction on BringaTrailer.com beginning July 15, as part of the “SEMA Week of Customs.”
The customized ’15 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited built through a collaboration between SEMA Education and students of the Santa Fe Early College Opportunities Auto Tech School (Santa Fe ECO) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was auctioned off for $53,500—with all the proceeds going back to the school.
Students in the Santa Fe Early College Opportunities (ECO) Auto Shop Program in Santa Fe, New Mexico, have completed the custom jeep build they started in late 2017 with SEMA Education. Next stop, the auction block.
SEMA partners with students from Santa Fe ECO in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to complete a 2015 4 WD Jeep Wrangler Unlimited build through its pilot program.