Revved up after competition

Frank Hurt Secondary students take third from automotive skills contest.

Frank Hurt Secondary automotive student Simrin Dhillon (left) and Jeffrey Meyer (right) with teacher Manpreet Grewal (middle).

Frank Hurt Secondary automotive student Simrin Dhillon (left) and Jeffrey Meyer (right) with teacher Manpreet Grewal (middle).

Frank Hurt Secondary took home third place from the recent Student Auto Skills Competition sponsored by BCAA, BCIT and B.C. Ford dealers.

The two-man team of Simrin Dhillon and Jeffrey Meyer, both automotive students, won a 1.6 litre engine and a scanner for the school, and they each took home a set of screwdrivers, a set of punches, a trophy and bursaries.

The contest began with a written exam, and students from the top 10 schools moved on the the hand-on competition.

Teams were then given ten identical vehicles with identical “bugs” to fix within the 90-minute limit.

Kwalikum Secondary won first place and Rutland Secondary took second.

 

Surrey North Delta Leader