Pittsylvania County Career and Technical Center Student Annual Tool.
Winbush Racing’s Earl Winbush had the opportunity to travel to the Pittsylvania Career & Technical Center, where he met and spoke to the entire automotive class.
Winbush rewarded the top three students with tool sets. There were two 299-piece Kobalt tool sets donated by Winbush Racing, a 52-piece Matco tool set donated by Brian Huntley of Matco Tools, two $25 gift cards donated by David Dickens of First Choice Transmissions.
Top student Amber Hall was not present at the time, but Winbush was able to congratulate her over the phone. Hall received a 299-piece tool set and a $25 auto zone gift card. Hall, 17, from Gretna, enjoys being a color guard in her school marching band. His plans after graduation are to go to DCC to get into the automotive business. Hall would like to go to work in an auto shop working on cars once she completes the program. She started working on cars from her father, who currently works at Highview Motors in Altavista.
2nd grade student Brian Osborne received a 299 piece Kobalt tool set and a $25 auto zone gift card. Osborne, 17 from Gretna, loves the outdoors, being outside for any type of outdoor activity. Osborne also goes to CDC to study in the automotive program. He is currently employed at Food Lion as a storekeeper; he loves his job but intends to work on cars and light trucks for a living after graduating from college. Osborne is interested in many types of racing and has a Chevy s-10 he plans to do a v8 swap on.
Grade 3 student Samuel Dalton received the 52-piece Matco tool set. Dalton, 17, from Gretna, enjoys hunting, fishing and all things car related. He has a passion for old cars and likes to go to bogs. His after school plans are to open his own landscaping business, he currently does landscaping work now but intends to do it full time for himself after graduating from high school. ‘secondary studies.
Winbush concluded: “I would like to thank Brian Hundley, David Dickens, PCTC Director Angela Rigney, PCTC Director Jessica Dalton and Automotive Instructor Mark Chandler for working with me and allowing us to recognize these youngsters. I wish them the best as they navigate their way into the workforce.