December 3, 2022


Born to perform

Another $1 Million dollars was donated to Augusta Tech’s automotive program

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AUGUSTA, GA. (WJBF)- A further 1-million pounds is coming to Augusta Tech to support increase the school’s automotive plan with a new company teaching middle. In April we informed you about Augusta National Golf Club donating the very first million, now Jim Hudson Auto Team is matching the donation with an additional million dollars. 

“Is significant to me to see this continue on with education and learning and teaching,” Jim Hudson stated.

The automotive method was honored with the $1 million dollar check out Wednesday afternoon by Jim Hudson and his crew.

Augusta Tech President Jermaine Whirl states the school’s automotive method has always been a stand out.

“The software, essentially, was highlighted in 1985 as the best automotive technician method in the nation and we basically obtained a letter from Ronald Reagan.”

Some college students say it is applications like these that give them opportunities appropriate out of faculty. 

“And a technician discipline like this will get you in the workforce proper away, will get you funds in your pocket, and it sets you up– I think– additional than the four-yr degree would, ideal away,” automotive student, Andrew Chaves mentioned.

 The system has currently graduated several students, this possibility just lets them to do that at a further stage. 

“They fairly considerably continue to be in the location, they make a living right here, they resolve a great deal of the vehicles within just the CSRA and so actually this is propelling us to do more– what I would get in touch with OEM coaching,” President Whirl said.

The new 65,000 sq. foot facility will be situated on Walton Way where the earlier Johnson Motor Corporation made use of to be.

 “Anybody can sell  a automobile, it can take fantastic technicians to retain it offered and keep coming again and doing company with us,” Hudson reported.

With the new facility, the automotive method feels it will provide option for learners, even though bringing the neighborhood jointly.


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