North Mecklenburg High School juniors and seniors in the Advanced Automotive Studies class gather around the 1954 chevy 3100 pickup truck they helped restore on Thursday, May 12, 2016. (L-R front row) Michael Castelli, 17, Gregory Shanks, 16, Cody McKenzie, 17; (row two) Jarod Brown, instructor, Jesus Rios, 17, Jan Bracero (far right), 18; (back row of four) Seth Siniard, 18 Raymond Banks, 18, Jalen McDonald, 18 and Brandon Burge, 17. Jarod Brown, a CMS CTE Automotive instructor at North Mecklenburg High School and his automotive studies students have restored a yellow 1954 Chevy 3100 pickup truck.
North Mecklenburg High School juniors and seniors in the Advanced Automotive Studies class gather around the 1954 chevy 3100 pickup truck they helped restore on Thursday, May 12, 2016. (L-R front row) Michael Castelli, 17, Gregory Shanks, 16, Cody McKenzie, 17; (row two) Jarod Brown, instructor, Jesus Rios, 17, Jan Bracero (far right), 18; (back row of four) Seth Siniard, 18 Raymond Banks, 18, Jalen McDonald, 18 and Brandon Burge, 17. Jarod Brown, a CMS CTE Automotive instructor at North Mecklenburg High School and his automotive studies students have restored a yellow 1954 Chevy 3100 pickup truck. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
North Mecklenburg High School juniors and seniors in the Advanced Automotive Studies class gather around the 1954 chevy 3100 pickup truck they helped restore on Thursday, May 12, 2016. (L-R front row) Michael Castelli, 17, Gregory Shanks, 16, Cody McKenzie, 17; (row two) Jarod Brown, instructor, Jesus Rios, 17, Jan Bracero (far right), 18; (back row of four) Seth Siniard, 18 Raymond Banks, 18, Jalen McDonald, 18 and Brandon Burge, 17. Jarod Brown, a CMS CTE Automotive instructor at North Mecklenburg High School and his automotive studies students have restored a yellow 1954 Chevy 3100 pickup truck. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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