Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Clairemont High Auto Shop Gassed Up on Donated Car, New Facility

Johns Hopkins University has donated a natural gas-powered car to the auto shop program at Clairemont High School. Students, under the direction of instructor Larry Engelbrecht, will conduct research and emission testing to learn about alternative-fuel vehicles on the reworked, late model Dodge Stratus.

The ROP National Automotive Technical Education Foundation program is also awaiting start of construction on a project funded through the state Prop. 1D and San Diego Unified’s Prop. S, which will include six service bays, automotive specialty tools and diagnostic equipment. Check out construction progress on all Prop. 1D.

For more information, please contact Greg Quirin, program specialist, Office of College, Career and Technical Education, at or (858) 503-1736.

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