AYES programs honored at conference dinner

Jan. 1, 2020
Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) announced the recipients of its 'School of Excellence' and '100 Club' annual recognition. The awards were presented during AYES' annual instructor training conference, held in Lake Mary, Fla., July 19-21, 2

Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) announced the recipients of its School of Excellence and 100 Club annual recognition. The awards were presented during AYES’ annual instructor training conference, held in Lake Mary, Fla., July 19-21, 2010. SPX Service Solutions, Inc. sponsored the AYES Awards Dinner and provided yool and equipment certificates to each school.

School of Excellence awards were presented to five automotive programs for outstanding implementation of all components of AYES’ school-to-career model.

  • Caddo Career & Technology Center, Shreveport, La. (Gary Wesse, Instructor)
  • Greenville High School, Grenville, Ohio (Jim Anderson & Travis Nichols, Instructors)
  • Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology, Naples, Fla. (Eduardo Cruz, Instructor)
  • Northshore Senior High School, Houston (James Elliott, Instructor; Vicki Johnson, Administrator)
  • Pasadena High School, Pasadena, Texas (James Jackson & Chad Phillips, Instructors)
Two programs received 100 Club recognition for placing 100 or more interns during their participation in the AYES mentoring program:
  • Caddo Career & Technology Center, Shreveport, La. (Gary Wesse, Instructor)
  • Edward J. Milliken Technical Center (Eastern Suffolk BOCES), Oakdale, Ny. (David Macholz, Instructor)
“Investing in the future of the industry and helping ensure a steady steam of career-ready technicians is something we are proud to do,” says Tanvir Arfi, President, SPX Service Solutions. “We are proud of our long- standing affiliation with AYES and are committed to its mission”.

“We are delighted to honor these outstanding programs and recognize their outstanding achievements. And we salute all of the instructors who contributed to the huge success of our 2010 Training Conference,” notes Chuck Roberts, AYES president and CEO. “We want to thank SPX for its generous support and help in making our Awards Dinner memorable.”

For more information, visit www.servicesolutions.spx.com.

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