PHS Celebrates Improvements At Its Auto Shop

POTTSTOWN PA – Improvements made to the Pottstown High School automotive program, thanks to the school district’s receipt of private and state funding, will be celebrated by students and local dignitaries Aug. 29 (2019; Thursday) at 3 p.m. during an event in the auto shop at the school, 750 N. Washington St. The shop itself is located on Adams Street, across from the Pottstown YMCA.

The district said it has many reasons to thank sponsors for contributions toward much-needed automotive alignment equipment installed during the summer. It will allow students to be trained and tested “on a vital piece of automotive technology, while helping them prepare to enter the workforce market with employable skills,” according to a media release.

The event is expected to be attended by Joe Rusiewicz, executive director of the Foundation for Pottstown Education, who helped secure local and private donors; district Superintendent Stephen Rodriguez; state Rep. Joe Ciresi, who recommended the district for state funding; Dave Livengood, the district’s director of career and technical education; and auto tech teacher Mike Hewitt.

It’s free to attend and open to the public. “Students will be on hand to greet visitors and point them in the right direction,” Ciresi’s office reported. For more information, call it at 484-200-8265.

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