STS Tire & Auto Centers Jack Apgar Leadership Award Nominee

posted Apr 29, 2011, 10:54 AM by Roberto Bonefont Sr
Donald T. Smith, Jr., a senior student from R.C. Ketcham High School, a home-schooled student has been nominated for the STS Tire & Auto Centers' Jack Apgar Leadership Award.  This annual award by STS is presented to students who become role models for other students and show a rigorous work ethic in the technical trade and academics.

As his Automotive Mechanics instructor, Mr. L. Sullivan wrote in the nomination...

" Donald has exceeded his training requirements and maintains a 90 or above average at his studies at the Career & Technical Institute and will be graduating from Ketcham High School with a fully accredited  high school diploma.  His outstanding self discipline and rigorous work ethic has been a great role model for other students in his classroom.  He is a earnest worker, dedicated to his technical trade and his looking forward to his immediate future in automotive mechanics.

Donald’s future plans include completing an advance technical automotive degree from WYOTECH and then, looks forward to becoming a fully certified Mercedes automotive technician and mechanic.

Donald is also active with his local church, The Bethel Baptist Church located in Hopewell Junction, NY and is active in community projects through his church."

Congratulations to Donald on receiving this nomination and congratulations to his mentor and teacher, Mr. Sullivan.