WIX Filters Announces Top 20 Schools In 2018 School Of The Year Competition – UnderhoodService

WIX Filters Announces Top 20 Schools In 2018 School Of The Year Competition

The winning school will receive a $5,000 donation and a trip to AAPEX in Las Vegas.

WIX Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts, both partners with Tomorrow’s Tech as title sponsors for the 2018 School of the Year competition, have announced the Top 20 schools selected from 221 nominations across 91 schools in the U.S.

“We continue to see year-over-year success with our School of the Year program,” said Jennifer Gibson, brand manager for WIX Filters. “WIX strives to bring awareness to how the industry is evolving and what these technical training programs are doing to keep up with those trends. The continued growth and increase of school submissions is further proof of the benefits of this program.”

The Top 20 schools are:

Region 1 (Northeast)

  • Bullard-Havens Technical High School, Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Calvert Career & Technology Academy, Prince Frederick, Maryland
  • Huot Technical Center, Laconia, New Hampshire
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, New Hartford, New York
  • Salem High School, Salem, New Hampshire

Region 2 (South)

  • Cherokee High School, Canton, Georgia
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • Forsyth Central High School, Cumming, Georgia
  • Robeson County Career Center, Lumberton, North Carolina
  • Satellite High School, Satellite Beach, Florida

Region 3 (Midwest)

  • Auburn Career Center, Concord Township, Ohio
  • North Kansas City Schools – Career and Technical Education Center, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Lake County Technology Campus, Grayslake, Illinois
  • Technology Center of DuPage, Addison, Illinois

Region 4 (West)

  • Bonneville High School, Ogden, Utah
  • Casa Roble Fundamental High School, Orangevale, California
  • Gilbert High School, Gilbert, Arizona
  • Kingwood Park High School, Kingwood, Houston, Texas
  • Northwest Iowa Community College, Sheldon, Iowa
  • Pueblo Community College at Canon City High School, Canon City, Colorado

“This is the 13th year Tomorrow’s Tech has partnered with O’Reilly Auto Parts and WIX Filters on this program and it seems to get better every year,” said Carley Hull, editor of Tomorrow’s Tech, a Babcox Media publication for automotive students. “We are continually impressed by the quality of preparation these schools are providing for their students and our partners demonstrate the utmost support to recognize the best technical training programs in the U.S.”

The Top 20 schools will submit a video highlighting their tech programs by Monday, Sept. 17. Judges will review the video entries and select four finalists, one from each region. The winner will be selected from the four finalists, with a surprise ceremony and formal announcement during AAPEX on Oct. 30.

The winning school will receive:

  • A visit by Tomorrow’s Tech staff and program sponsors
  • A $5,000 WIX Filters donation to the school’s program
  • O’Reilly and WIX Filters gear
  • An appearance by either the WIX or O’Reilly Auto Parts marketing unit
  • Travel for the class instructor and a guest to Las Vegas to attend Babcox Media’s recognition dinner at AAPEX

Each nominated school will receive national recognition in Tomorrow’s Tech print and online editions, as well as through social media channels. Schools selected to the final four will receive a professional automotive tool set and a $250 gift card from O’Reilly Auto Parts.

WIX aims to find the best technical training school in the U.S. and the program is open to high schools or post-secondary schools that have a subscription to Tomorrow’s Tech.

For more information, click here.

You May Also Like

Continental Releases 67 New Part Numbers

Twenty-two new import part numbers, as well as 39 new pulley and tensioner part numbers, are immediately available.

Continental announced a continued development of its import line of products with the addition of 22 new part numbers, as well as the expansion of its metals program, including 39 new pulley and tensioner part numbers. The new product line extensions are immediately available, Continental said.

39 Tensioners and Pulleys

Standard Motor Products Introduces 268 New Numbers

The release provides new coverage in 75 product categories and 80 part numbers for 2023 and 2024 model-year vehicles, SMP said.

BCA Bearings Unveils 2024 Endless Summer Promotion

The Endless Summer promotion runs from May 1 through June 30, 2024.

Clarios to Supply High-Performance AGM Battery to Major OEM

It offers up to 80% reduction in CO2 emissions over traditional AGM batteries, in many cases, Clarios said.

Philips Announces GoPure GP5212 Automotive Air Purifier

It uses a 3-layer filter to deliver cleaner, healthier, fresher air on the go, Lumileds said.

Other Posts

Snap-on Announces Latest Software Release

The latest software includes new coverage and guided component tests and features.

AACF Launches 65th Anniversary Fundraising Initiative

The campaign aims to raise $65,000 through 1,000 donations of $65 each.

BendPak Founder Don Henthorn Passes Away

Grew company from small machine shop to global leader in car lifts and garage equipment.

ASE Practice Tests Available Online

You can get a good idea of what to expect by adding the official ASE practice tests to your study plans.