Hertrich Presents Somerset County Schools “Cash for Class” Awards

WESTOVER, MD, January 30, 2020 – Three Somerset County Public School programs were recently awarded funding through Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships’ “Cash for Class” contest. The three programs receiving funding include Greenwood Elementary School’s new Drone Academy program administered by elementary school teacher, Mr. Stephen Millard. The $600 award from Hertrich will be used to purchase drones and equipment for his program that serves 4th and 5th grade students. Also winning an award is the HVAC program at Somerset County Technical High School directed by Mr. Floyd Azbell. The $1,000 grant will be used to purchase new tools for students to use in the program. The final award from Hertrich was received by the Automotive program, directed by Mr. John Ward at Somerset County Technical High School. The $1,000 grant will be used to purchase vehicles and parts for students to make repairs and expand their skillsets.
 
Somerset County Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. John Gaddis shared, “We are thankful to have been a recipient of Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships’ Cash for Class contest for a second year in a row. We truly appreciate the support provided by Hertrich and are grateful for their commitment to education in Somerset County.”
 
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Mr. Stephen Millard, educator at Greenwood Elementary School in Princess Anne, MD, along with his students smile for a photo with Tim Wells, General Manager from Hertrich of Pocomoke, and Courtney Hastings of Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships upon receiving a funding award for their new Drone Academy program.
 
students in a work shop with adults receiving a check
Mr. Floyd Azbell, (now retired) HVAC instructor at Somerset County Technical High School in Westover, MD, along with his students smile for a photo with Tim Wells, General Manager from Hertrich of Pocomoke, and Courtney Hastings of Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships upon receiving a funding award for tools for their program.
 
Students in automotive shop with adults receiving a check
(L-R) Mr. Keith O’Neil, principal at Somerset County Technical High School, Tom Davis, Deputy Superintendent, Tracie Bartemy, Director of Schools along with students in the first year Automotive Program accept the Cash for Class award from Tim Wells, General Manager from Hertrich of Pocomoke, and Courtney Hastings of Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships.