Harbor Freight announces winners of 2022 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools for Teaching Excellence award

Oct. 6, 2022
The winners of the award received a combined amount of $1.25 million in cash awards for their hard work.
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Harbor Freight has announced the winners of the 2022 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools for Teaching Excellence award. The winners of the award received a combined amount of $1.25 million in cash awards for their hard work.

Grand prize winners

  • Kristie Jones, Construction & Carpentry, Franklin County Career and Technical Center, Miss.
  • Jason Blackwell, Industrial Maintenance, Escambia Career Readiness Center, Ala.
  • Jared Monroe, Automotive Technology, Columbia Area Career Center, Columbia, Mo.
  • Cory Torppa, Construction & Manufacturing, Kalama High School, Wash.
  • Bill Culver, Construction & Carpentry, Evergreen High School, Wash.
  • Prize winners

  • Taylor Donnelly, Agricultural Mechanics, Sheridan High School, Ark.
  • Matt Blomquist, Construction, Taylorville High School, Ill.
  • Mark Simmons, Automotive & Diesel Technology, Springfield High School, Ore.
  • Leif Sorgule, Industrial Technology, Peru Central School, N.Y.
  • Kevin Finan, Machining, Atlantic Technical College & Technical High School, Fla.
  • Joshua Bowles, Carpentry, Alexander Central High School, N.C.
  • John Stratton, Automotive Technology, Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, N.Y.
  • Jim VanBladel, Automotive Technology, John Hersey High School, Ill.
  • Jeff Bearinger, Construction, Lumpkin County High School, Ga.
  • David Moye, Automotive Service Technology, Lyman High School, Fla.
  • Dan Van Boxtel, Automotive Technology, Kaukauna High Schoo, Wis.
  • Blair Jensen, Welding, Jordan Academy for Technology & Careers, Utah
  • Ashton Bohling, Industrial Technology, Johnson Brock High School, Neb.
  • Andrice Tucker, Automotive Service Technology, Central Nine Career Center, Ind.
  • Aaron Ervin, Welding, Pike Lincoln Technical Center, Mo.
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