Birdville ISD’s automotive technology students placed first for the third consecutive year at the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Top Tech Challenge. Christian Reich and Matthew Blackwell placed first and received $10,000 each in scholarships and electrical multimeters valued at $250 each. Lane Freach and Ruperto Rios placed 10th and received $1,000 each in scholarships. The Automotive Technology program won a toolbox and tools valued at $4,228.75.
Pictured from left to right are Leonel Guerca, Christian Reich, Matthew Blackwell, Lane Freach, Jonathan Lomeli, Kaleb Rogers and Ruperto Rios.
BISD’s Auto Technology teachers are Olin Harrington, Jesse Hackfeld and Aaron Lescalleet.