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January 13, 2012 > Rev up the votes!

Rev up the votes!

Submitted By Allison Aldinger, MVROP

The Mission Valley Regional Occupational Program (MVROP) Automotive Technology Program, located on the Washington High campus, created and submitted a video to the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation's "Drive to Succeed" contest. The contest requires interested Automotive Technology programs to submit a three minute video demonstrating their need for the potential donation towards an automotive shop makeover of up to $25,000 for first place, $10,000 for second place, and $5,000 for third place. Out of the 70 videos that were submitted for consideration of this prize money, our video has made it to the top eight video finalists.

The next step in the contest is where the community has a chance to help decide the winner of the prize money. So now is the time to "Rev up the Votes" and help our students win the contest!

The UTI Foundation has posted the final top eight videos on their Facebook page to allow the public to vote for their favorite video. To vote, by the January 18, noon MST deadline, please refer to the instructions listed below.

Go to the UTI Foundation Facebook page, click on the "Auto Shop Video" link on the left side of the page. Look for the video titled "Washington High School" and click the "Vote" button. To help get the word out to as many people as possible, please share the link and "Like" our video. (The direct link for the video gallery is

Established in 1969, Mission Valley ROP (MVROP) is the regional occupational program for the Tri-City area and has been instrumental in preparing students for successful business, medical, and technical careers. For more information, visit

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