Another $1 Million dollars was donated to Augusta Tech’s automotive program

AUGUSTA, GA. (WJBF)- Another 1-million bucks is coming to Augusta Tech to help boost the school’s automotive application with a new assistance instruction centre. In April we instructed you about Augusta Countrywide Golf Club donating the 1st million, now Jim Hudson Automobile Team is matching the donation with an additional million dollars. 

“Is vital to me to see this go on with education and learning and training,” Jim Hudson claimed.

The automotive system was honored with the $1 million dollar check Wednesday afternoon by Jim Hudson and his workforce.

Augusta Tech President Jermaine Whirl states the school’s automotive method has generally been a stand out.

“The plan, in fact, was highlighted in 1985 as the very best automotive technician application in the place and we really obtained a letter from Ronald Reagan.”

Some pupils say it is plans like these that give them prospects ideal out of college. 

“And a technician field like this gets you in the workforce ideal absent, will get you dollars in your pocket, and it sets you up– I think– much more than the 4-12 months degree would, ideal absent,” automotive scholar, Andrew Chaves stated.

 The method has now graduated lots of pupils, this prospect just permits them to do that at a further level. 

“They very significantly remain in the area, they make a living listed here, they deal with a whole lot of the automobiles inside of the CSRA and so truly this is propelling us to do more– what I would connect with OEM schooling,” President Whirl said.

The new 65,000 square foot facility will be found on Walton Way exactly where the earlier Johnson Motor Company employed to be.

 “Anybody can sell  a auto, it normally takes great technicians to keep it offered and keep coming back and executing enterprise with us,” Hudson explained.

With the new facility, the automotive software feels it will provide option for college students, though bringing the local community together.