Auto skills tested, rewarded

Trumbull resident Jared Saunderson was one of three Emmett O’Brien students who received a $1,500 tool voucher for the school and over $30,000 in scholarship awards from Universal Technical Institute (UTI) for winning second place at the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association Automotive Technology Challenge and the Top Tech Challenge auto skills competition. From left to right are UTI representative Michael Balthazrr, students Jesse Cavallaro-Dahn, Jeffrey Berger and Saunderson, and Emmett O’Brien instructor Ignacio Vega.