For media information, contact:
January 12, 2011
Tires Plus Donates to Gwinnett Tech Automotive Program
Donation provides additional tools for student learning
Tires Plus Total Car Care is continuing its support of Gwinnett Technical College with a donation of $3,000 to fund additional tools for eight toolboxes the retailer purchased for the college’s Automotive Technology program last year.
"We greatly appreciate the support of Tires Plus. Their commitment to automotive education and to our program allows us to continuously improve the quality of training that we provide to our students with the expansion of our tool collection," said David Cloninger, automotive program director, Gwinnett Tech.
There are currently 60 students enrolled in GTC’s Automotive Technology program that will benefit from these additional tools and resources in both their day and evening classes.
"Tires Plus is able to present this $3,000 gift in coordination with the Bridgestone Trust Fund. Our goal is to provide quality technical schools, like Gwinnett Tech, assistance that they can use to further enhance the classroom experience for their students," said Mike Millares, Tires Plus recruiting development and retention manager. "Quality students make quality technicians and together we will be able to better serve our customers."
Tires Plus Total Car Care operates six locations in Gwinnett County and has 28 stores in metro Atlanta.
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate of applied science degree in automotive technology, as well as a diploma in automotive fundamentals and certificates in automotive engine performance, automotive suspension and steering, basic automotive and heavy diesel service. GTC also partners with Toyota, Chrysler and Nissan to offer manufacturer-specific training programs at the associate degree and diploma level.
In all, GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
Get the latest news about Gwinnett Tech: http://www.gwinnetttech.edu/news
# # #
About Gwinnett Tech
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.
This page is located at