LEESBURG, Va. (Sept. 17, 2010) — Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) recently honored recipients of its “School of Excellence” and “100 Club” at its Instructor Training Conference.
AYES, a partnership of participating automotive manufacturers, dealerships and secondary automotive education programs, presents its “School of Excellence” awards to five automotive programs for outstanding implementation of all components of AYES' school-to-career model. Those recipients are:
- Caddo Career & Technology Center, Shreveport, La., Gary Wesse, instructor;
- Greenville High School, Grenville, Ohio, Jim Anderson and Travis Nichols, instructors;
- Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology, Naples, Fla., Eduardo Cruz, instructor;
- Northshore Senior High School, Houston (James Elliott, instructor; Vicki Johnson, administrator; and
- Pasadena High School, Pasadena, Texas, James Jackson and Chad Phillips, instructors.
Two programs received “100 Club” recognition for placing 100 or more interns during their participation in the AYES mentoring program: Caddo Career & Technology Center and Edward J. Milliken Technical Center in Oakdale, N.Y.
SPX Service Solutions Inc. sponsored the AYES Awards Dinner in July in Lake Mary, Fla., and provided tool and equipment certificates to each school.
AYES has partnered with 341 schools nationwide.