MHS Auto Club Awarded Second Place!
What we’ve Done so far
On October 13th 2018 The Pit Crew Team went to their competition which was hosted by Mr. Citro himself and was sponsored by UTI, Tucson Dragway, Larry H Miller and Mission linen!! It also was supported by the following local businesses Don’s Hot Rod Shop, Exhaust Works (on Ft Lowell) Tucson Asphalt, and Q Family Racing. The teams worked through the pouring rain, and with their hard work paid off and won Second Place!! We would like to thank Jack Furriers, Freedom Ford in Safford, and NAPA Auto Parts in Marana for supplying the teams with the awards!!
On October 19th , CTE Night (Career Technical Education) during the Football game, The Auto Club hosted their 5th annual student car show to allow students to show off their cars alongside Invited guests and their rides!
The Auto Club Seniors went to Las Vegas for the SEMA Show!! (SEMA stands for Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association) The weeklong trip took the seniors to Las Vegas Motor Speedway to watch the 300 MPH cars of NHRA, then to walking the never-ending rows of venders at the SEMA show. The Seniors attended several SEMA education day seminars
What’s to come
On November 8th Automotive Seniors will be going to a job fair at Holmes Tuttle to further their careers in the Automotive Industry!!
Automotive Skills USA regionals will take place on February 16th. Students will compete against other High School programs. The winners of regionals will compete at the state level in April
The automotive program will also compete in the Top Tech challenge; This event will be hosted by UTI (Universal Technical Institute). The students will again be competing against other schools for bragging rights and Scholarships to UTI
The automotive students will be putting on the MHS Grand Car show with a target date in March 2019. If you would like any further information about this or any other MHS Auto Club Event Email Mr. Citro At C.J.Citro@Maranausd.org