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SEMA’s High School Vehicle Build (HSVB) Program resumed in September 2021 after a pause in 2020/2021 due to COVID-related school shutdowns. Ramsey Consulting Group, Inc. is now contracted to manage the ten builds in progress at ten different high school automotive programs throughout the US. Five Jeep Wrangler TJs and five third-gen Toyota 4Runners are being customized through the participation of SEMA-member company sponsors. For more information about the SEMA HSVB program – visit the overview web page or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details on how to participate.
Check out the details on our visit to the Mon Valley Career and Technical Center in Charleroi, PA – one of the automotive programs building a 2002 Jeep Wrangler TJ in the SEMA HSVB program. Thanks to Mike VanHorn at 12Volt News for the coverage.
A follow up on the first Mon Valley CTC visit from 12 Volt News article is here.
Check out the May 27, 2022 visit to Santa Ynez Valley Union High School in California to see their SEMA 1997 Toyota 4Runner build vehicle and hang out with automotive instructor Gary Semerdjian. Coverage from 12 Volt News here.
Another follow-up visit to Mon Valley CTC to check on build progress at the end of August 2022 on 12 Volt News here. During this visit, instructor Chris Mance introduced his first year students to the wide range of career opportunities in the automotive industry and related fields.
Auctions for these sought-after builds began in July 2022 where five of the ten vehicles sold at BringATrailer.com. See the details here.
A second round of auctions for the remaining five builds is scheduled in the Fall of 2022 – dates TBD. Bid to win at BringATrailer.com.
Stay tuned for news on more in-person visits to participating SEMA HSVB program schools!
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