Friday, September 25, 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY - Automotive History Lesson for Crawford Students

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District September 25, 2009


Automotive History Lesson for Crawford Students Rare automobiles on display at local high school


What: The Model T Club of San Diego and several automotive historians will be part of a school-wide history lesson at the Crawford High Educational Complex Invention & Design Educational Academy (IDEA). A variety of rare automobiles will be on display for students and supporters.


When: 10:50 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Monday, September 28, 2009


Where: Crawford High Educational Complex, 4191 Colts Way

       (92115) – Automotive Lab parking lot


Background: ROP automotive instructor, Carl Kingsbury, has arranged a meaningful history lesson covering the invention and design of early transportation. Progression in automotive design will be represented with cars ranging from early Model Ts and a rare 1901 Curved Dash Oldsmobile, provided by the Model T Club, to a 2010 Ford Raptor and Toyota Prius, provided by The Mossy Auto Group.


Photos: Students and historians with more than 10 cars on display.


Interviews: Students, instructor Carl Kingsbury and program specialist Greg Quirin. Spanish interviews available.


Onsite Contacts: Carl Kingsbury at (619) 922-2253 or Greg Quirin at (619) 961-5989.



Jack Brandais

Media Relations

San Diego Unified School District

(619) 725-5570 (desk)

(619) 607-0477 (cell)


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