Automotive students Johnathan Maurer and Ian Murray competed in the 24th annual Automotive Technology competition on February 24th and earned the first place award in this hands-on competition.
They will each receive full tuition to the Automotive Training Center, Lincoln Technical Institute or Universal Technical Institute, or $10,000 off Ohio Technical College. They also earned a $1250 scholarship from Volvo USA as well as tools and other prizes totaling nearing $3,000.
Students from 20 area career and technical centers first took a written exam to qualify for the hands-on competition. The top two students from each school advanced to the hands-on competition.
Johnathan and Ian will move on to the National Automotive Technology Competition in New York in April.