Top 10 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Finals Ranking -

Top 10 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Finals Ranking

The top-10 teams in the Auto Skills contest received general education scholarships

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The top-10 teams in the 2008 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition were:
1st Place: Wisconsin – Paul Bretl and Chris Cheek. Instructor: Carl Hader. Grafton High School, Grafton.

2nd Place: Maryland –  Zachary Bryant and Cory Zamenski. Instructor: Eldridge Watts. Eastern Technical High School, Baltimore.

3rd Place: North Dakota – Taylor Morehouse and Kevin Podvin. Instructor: Jim McFadgen. Sheyenne Valley Career & Tech, Valley City.

4th Place: Idaho – Michael Abend and Russell Smith. Instructor: Kerry Phelps. Black Foot High School, Blackfoot.

5th Place: Hawaii – Louel Valdez and Rodney Gazman. Instructor: Neill Nakamura. Maui High School, Kahului.

6th Place: Missouri – Zach Cole and Jason Powell. Instructor: Dan Brinkmann. Four Rivers Career Center, Washington.

7th Place: Pennsylvania – Eric Tangert and Justin R. Roye. Instructor: Jeff Herman. Lancaster County CTC, Willow Street.

8th Place: Oregon –  Caitlin Short and Lance R. Erickson. Instructor: Merle Saunders. Vale High School, Vale.

9th Place: Ohio – Jason Schwind and Tyler Cordes. Instructor: Doug Posey. Four County Career Center, Archbold.

10th Place: Iowa –  Benjamin G. Steines and Tyler R. Kennedy. Instructor: Wayne Seibert. Hempstead High School, Dubuque.

The top-10 teams in the Auto Skills contest received general education scholarships valued from $2,500 to $400 from Ford Motor Co. and AAA.

Some of the leading automotive technology institutions in the country, including Lincoln College of Technology, University of Northwestern Ohio, Universal Technical Institute, Ohio Technical College, Nashville Auto-Diesel School and Baran Institute of Technology, also provided full and partial scholarships.
 

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