Harbor Freight Tools For Schools
DescriptionFunded by the Smidt Foundation, whose namesake, Eric Smidt, founded the Company, the Foundation seeks to advance excellent skilled trades education United States public high schools. The Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence recognizes outstanding skilled trades teachers and programs in public high schools in the United States. Most applicants will come from the following broad fields of high school trades education: agricultural mechanics, carpentry, construction, heating/ventilating/air-conditioning, manufacturing, plumbing, transportation mechanics and repair, and welding. Five grand prize winners will receive $100,000 with $70,000 to the public high school skilled trades program and $30,000 to the eligible individual skilled trades teacher. In addition, 20 prize winners will each be awarded $50,000 with $35,000 to the high school and $15,000 to the teacher. Visit the Web site for additional information and application instructions.
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