CLINTON, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ray Varner, along with executives from Ford Motor Company’s Atlanta region stopped by and left Anderson County Career and Technical Center (ACCTC) with Anderson County Schools the keys to a 2013 Ford Focus SE. The vehicle was chosen to be donated in order for students with ACCTC to disassemble and reassemble as part of skill training in Auto Mechanic Maintenance and Repairs.
*PHOTO CAPTION: Ed Wigginton, Atlanta Region Marketing Specialist for Ford Motor Company along with Ray Varner of Ray Varner Ford present keys for a Ford Focus to Anderson County Career and Technical Center (ACCTC) with Anderson County Schools.
Part of ACCTC’s vision is to “empower students to become leaders, independent thinkers and lifelong learners.” The vehicle will be used for years to come to help the program teach skills and allow hands-on training as part of the Vision of the program.
“Ray Varner Ford has always valued Anderson County Career and Technical Center and the incredible job they do for the youth in our area,” says Ray Varner, President of Ray Varner Ford. “We’ve had several employees over the years come out of ACCTC and I’ve always been impressed with their level of skill and the work ethic these young men and women have shown. I’m thrilled to partner with Ford Motor Company to make this happen.”
In addition to Ray Varner, Ray Varner Ford was represented by John Miller, Parts and Service Director and representatives from Ford Motor Company included Willie Houston, Atlanta Region Field Engineer and Ed Wigginton, Atlanta Region Marketing Specialist. Robbie Herrell, Principal of ACCTC, Caleb Tipton, Principal of Clinton High School and Ben Downs, Principal of Anderson County High School accepted the vehicle.
Representing the School Board/Central Office in attendance were Dr. Tim Parrott, Director of Anderson County Schools, Jo Williams, Eric Snider and Kelly Meyers.
“Any day we can do something for the youth of Anderson County is a great day for Ray Varner Ford,” continued Ray Varner. “I look forward to hearing how the donated Ford Focus will be part of the development of the youth and hopefully, someday, be part of our car dealership.”
About Ray Varner Ford:
Ray Varner Ford is located on Charles G. Seivers Blvd., in Clinton and carries new Ford Cars and Trucks and quality used model vehicles. The dealership backs their sales with quality service including the Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center that services all makes and models. Ray Varner Ford is located approximately 15 minutes from downtown Knoxville on I-75, Exit 122. Contact Ray Varner Ford today at (865) 457-0704. Or visit the web site: http://www.rayvarnerford.com
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