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Mr. Leair and the Metal Fabrication program are nationally recognized!

Representatives from Harbor Freight Tools, local media, School Board Members, staff and many students surprised Jake Leair with the news that he was one of the 15 second place winners across the country in the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools contest. There was nearly 750 teachers from 49 states that applied for the prize of teaching excellence. Jake and his program have won $50,000 and a Caveman blue tool chest! He has worked so hard in developing his program to be a model regionally and across the country. Congratulations Jake!

Harbor Freight second place winner!