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12 students awarded in Snap-on "Tools for Success" program

On Thursday, May 5, twelve OCM BOCES Automotive Technology and Automotive Collision Technology students were recognized for their outstanding achievements through the Snap-On Tools for Success awards program.
Students from each of OCM BOCES four automotive program classrooms, selected by their OCM BOCES instructors for their excellent automotive technology, math and science skills, as well as outstanding classroom participation, attendance and attitude, each received a certificate of excellence and a Snap-On Tools screwdriver, valued at over $100.
The following OCM BOCES students were recognized with Tools for Success awards.
Automotive Collision Technology (Instructor, Matthew McGiveny):
Trevor Betts (Baldwinsville Central School District)
Brandon Messer (Solvay Union Free School District)
Jacob Schipani (North Syracuse Central School District)
Automotive Technology (Instructor, Samuel Azria):
Nicholas Burgess (North Syracuse Central School District)
Tyler Johnson (Baldwinsville Central School District)
Jason Reid (North Syracuse Central School District)
Automotive Technology (Instructor, Erick Dodge):
Austin Bush (North Syracuse Central School District)
Justin Carmona (North Syracuse Central School District – not present at event)
Tyler Lawrence (North Syracuse Central School District)
Automotive Technology (Instructor, Marc Mather):
Darren Dodge (LaFayette Central School District)
Daniel Mack (Onondaga Central School District)
Pat Warner (Baldwinsville Central School District)
For more information about the OCM BOCES Automotive Technology, Automotive Collision Technology or other Career and Technical Education Programs, contact OCM BOCES’ Director of Career and Technical Education Phil Grome at

Pictured above: Jason Reid, an OCM BOCES Automotive Technology student from the North Syracuse Central School District, stands at the podium with his instructor, Sam Azria, as Azria tells the audience why he selected Jason as an award recipient.



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Christopher J. Todd
Interim District Superintendent

PO Box 4754
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2600

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