Proceeds of Snell vehicle to benefit SCC student scholarship program
North Mankato, MN – Accidents happen; however, this accident had a purpose!
The accident occurred when a 2007 Pontiac G6 was in a front-end collision. Thankfully, there were no serious injuries, but the vehicle had a lot of damage. Accident, indeed.
Fortunately, this car crash created an opportunity for 26 Auto Body and Collison Technology students at South Central College. Snell Motors purchased the Pontiac from its owner, and has arranged for SCC to use it as a project car. Snell Motors plans to ultimately sell the restored vehicle and donate the proceeds to SCC’s scholarship program; they also donated the parts necessary to restore the vehicle.
Josh Blickem, a graduate of SCC, is the Collision Center Manager at Snell Motors and is an advocate for future technicians. Blickem was one of the first Snell Motors employees to see the 2007 Pontiac G6 and its potential. “To the current owner, it was time for a new car; however, I saw a project that had many technical components that would make a great class project at SCC,” he said.... Continue reading