Skills on Display

WyoTech Grads join Overhaulin'

Larry Jewett - April 15, 2014 09:04 AM


Wyotech grads will join Chip Foose and company on Overhaulin'


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     Three 2013 WyoTech graduates made their TV debut on Overhaulin’ this month, joining iconic automotive designer, Chip Foose and the Overhaulin’ A-Team, on an automotive restoration build for a U.S. Air Force veteran. The show featuredWyoTech Laramie graduate Mark South of Pendleton, Oregon, and WyoTech Long Beach graduates Lennon Bonnelli of Glendale, California and Juan Vargas of Long Beach, California, who collaborate to transform a 1963 Chevy Nova using the knowledge and skills learned at WyoTech. The end result of this WyoTech team effort featured an amazing and imaginative automotive build on Overhaulin’.
     The show air on Velocity, April 20, 2014 .
     “We are thrilled to team up with Overhaulin’ to restore a Chevy Nova for a U.S. Air Force veteran,” said Michael Stiglich, WyoTech’s division president. “It is an honor and privilege for us to have the chance to show our appreciation and give back to this well-deserving serviceman.”
     WyoTech provides students with the technical and professional training to help meet their educational and career goals by delivering high-quality, career-oriented education including in the automotive and collision/refinishing industries. South, Bonnelli and Vargas display their advanced skill set learned from WyoTech during the restoration build on Overhaulin’.
     WyoTech is a division of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. Overhaulin’ is TV’s longest running automotive restoration show.