I am excited to announce that this past Saturday, four students from Upland Unified School District placed 1st and 2nd in the Universal Technical Institute Top Tech Challenge. The winning team of Jake Moyer (UHS) and Kevin Boymoushakian (Hillside) received a $10,000 scholarship each, along with a toolbox and tools for the school. The 2nd place team of Cameron Parker (UHS) and Pachara Sangthongkum (UHS) received a $7500 scholarship each, along with a tool cart and tools for the school. They defeated 12 other teams from around Southern California. The contest consisted of several automotive and STEM type work stations including electrical testing and measurement, precision measurement (students were required to measure down to .001"), parts identification, and a test of their automotive knowledge.