AAA Hosts Auto Skills Competition May 13
What: Ten teams of two students from Illinois high schools will
compete in the 2005 AAA Auto Skills hands-on competition on
Friday, May 13. The students are competing for thousands of
dollars in scholarship money.
Students will race against the clock as they try to repair
deliberately disabled 2005 Ford vehicles. The winners who have
corrected the most problems in the least amount of time will
go on to compete in the national competition in Washington, D.C.
In order to compete in the hands-on competition, these students
received top scores on a written exam taken by hundreds of
students in the state of Illinois.
The AAA Auto Skills competition is designed to promote careers in
When: Friday, May 13
10 - 10:30 a.m.
Where: AAA Corporate Headquarters
975 Meridian Lake Drive
Why: The AAA Student Auto Skills contest encourages young people to
pursue rewarding careers in the auto repair industry. The program
emphasizes the need for automotive technicians to develop advanced
skills needed to service today's high tech vehicles.
For more information call:
Nicole Niemi: (630) 328-7237
Cell: (630) 364-6989
AAA Chicago offers automotive, travel, insurance and financial services.
It is part of The Auto Club Group (ACG), the largest affiliation of AAA
clubs in the Midwest, with 4.1 million members in eight states. ACG clubs
belong to the national AAA federation, a not-for-profit organization, with
more than 45 million members in the United States and Canada.