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Club Car Carryall Utility Carts Look Like New Thanks To Pinellas Technical College Students

Pinellas Technical College students from the Automotive Service Technology and Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing programs repaired and refinished used Club Car Carryall utility carts donated by the City of St. Petersburg.

According to Automotive Service Instructor Don Muhleman, students used their auto repair skills to help fix the vehicle on the Clearwater campus that was not road-ready and transform it for use at the school.

“They shared what they learned in our program to effectively trouble shoot and fix the problems as needed, “ said Muhleman. He said that he was proud that his students worked as a team repairing, everything from brakes and lights to seats and bumpers.

In addition the Auto Body Collision and Repair students on the St. Petersburg campus painted, buffed and wrapped the two vehicles, one for each campus, with new logos fit for a Pinellas County School’s campus police vehicle.

“Our students have a great relationship with the officers and they worked hard to refurbish the cars to make them look like new, said Auto Body Instructor Ron Johnston.

SRO Michael Garofalo,Miguel Latorre, Chris Preller, Instructor Dan Muhleman, Dominic Crupi and Christian Rafael
Pictured from left to right include Clearwater Campus School Resource Officer Michael Garafalo with the following Auto Service students and instructor on the Clearwater Campus: Miguel Latorre, Chris Preller (PTC/Seminole High), Automotive Instructor, Don Muhleman, Dominic Crupi, and Christian Rafael. 
Auto service Technology students who worked on the project but are not pictured above include Todd Alderman and Colin Wainwright (PTC/Clearwater High)
Michael, Wolski, Michael Peterson, Officer Barry Colbath, Alex Vargas  
Pictured from left to right are St. Petersburg campus Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing students: Michael Wolski, Michael Peterson, and Alex Vargas with St. Petersburg Campus School Resource Officer Barry Colbath.