Chicago Pneumatic Increases T2 School of the Year Prize Value to $25,000 - aftermarketNews

Chicago Pneumatic Increases T2 School of the Year Prize Value to $25,000

Deadline for entering the competition is Dec. 31.

Chicago Pneumatic has increased the prize value of the second annual T2 School of the Year to $25,000. The 2009 School of the Year will be awarded $10,000 in Chicago Pneumatic tools, with three regional winners receiving tools worth $5,000.
      
In addition to nationwide recognition in Tomorrow’s Technician magazine and the tool prizes from Chicago Pneumatic, the winning schools will receive a School of the Year plaque, flag and shop banners and apparel. Entries must be received by Dec. 31.
      
Students, teachers and school supporters can nominate their school online at www.tomorrowstechnician.com by clicking on the T2 School of the Year presented by Chicago Pneumatic banner. Entries can also be sent to T2 Editor Ed Sunkin via e-mail at [email protected] or by mail to 2008/09 School of the Year, Tomorrow’s Technician, 3550 Embassy Parkway, Akron, Ohio 44333.
           
Entry forms must include the nominee’s name and position, school name and address, contact information and a 500-word or less answer to why you think your school should be named this year’s School of the Year.
      
Tomorrow’s Technician received more than 170 entries during last year’s School of the Year competition, including the grand prize winner, Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Ill., and three regional finalists: Tennessee Tech Center in Newbern, Tenn.; North Central Technical Skills Center in Wenatchee, Wash.; and the Sultana High School Automotive Tech Program in Hesperia, Calif. Last year’s tool prizes were valued at $13,000.
      

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