Jordan High Auto Club takes home first prize in national competition

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus was recognized with an award for winning the Quaker State "Best in Class Challenge."

For six weeks the students in Robert Harris's automotive class worked to restore a 1996 Ford Mustang.

Tommy Pike, owner of Tommy Pike Customs, presented Harris with the first place trophy on Monday during an assembly.

Each student on the automotive team also received a certificate for their hard work on the project.

"We put a lot of work into it, probably over 300 hours working on this vehicle," Harris said. "It is just a culmination at the end where you actually win it all and it's just priceless."

Jordan High school beat out 55 other schools in the competition.

The Mustang will be sold at auction in West Palm Beach Florida, and proceeds from the auction will come back to the school.

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