Thursday, November 18, 2010

Roseville students build for national car contest

With every hissing psshhhttt from the air suspension, the impossibly shiny 1951 Ford drops closer to the ground. A group of high school students surrounds the chopped coupe, guiding it to the perfect photo-ready height.


We're in the parking lot outside the auto shop at Roseville High School. A team of sophomores, juniors and seniors looks over the pearly white Ford with obvious pride. Last year, these students helped bring to life a car that would win five regional competitions.


Their next stop is to compete at the national level: the AutoRama in Houston, over Thanksgiving.


In nearly four decades of teaching auto shop, Roseville High's Paul Tregembo Sr. has never had students reach this level.


Read the full article here from The Detroit News.


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1951 Ford Custom Coupe - HOPE


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