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Wednesday, 02 March 2016 21:05

Freedom High School Automotive in WI Awarded Hagerty Education Grant

FHS booth

FHS currently paint booth

Freedom High School Automotive has been awarded a $10,000.00 education grant from the Hagerty Education Program at America’s Car Museum.

Freedom High School (FHS) was chosen from a nationwide pool of applicants for this year’s award. The grant will play a key role in funding the replacement of Freedom High Schools paint booth. FHS Automotive has been fundraising for years to replace the booth which has served the program well for over 40 years, but is in need of an update.

The paint booth is a key piece of equipment for the program which is the only of its kind in Wisconsin able to do full collision, refinishing, and restoration at the high school level.

FHS students instructor

FHS auto body student and their instructor, Jay Abitz

More information on this ongoing project is expected to be released over the next few months.

To learn more about this partnership, please contact Jay Abitz at 920-788-7940 or by email: jabitz@freedomschools.k12.wi.us

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