Auto shop

The Fort Bend ISD student-run auto shop and show is open to the public this Saturday

A Fort Bend ISD cosmetology student gains hands-on experience in the district’s vocational and technical training program.

Courtesy of Fort Bend ISD

Members of the community can enjoy the services of the auto shop and showroom run by students of the Fort Bend ISD Vocational and Technical Training Program on Saturday, March 5.

According to a press release, the public event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at the James Reese Career and Technical Center at 12300 University Blvd. in the land of sugar. Both companies will show off the skills students have learned this school year.

Condition inspections, oil changes and tire rotations/balancing are offered at The Shop at The Reese Center. Community members can plan their services.

The salon at the Reese Center offers basic manicures and pedicures as well as shampoo, conditioner, and styling. The salon recommends plan services in advance as walk-in appointments are limited.

The shop and the salon are Corporate learning labs students operate as businesses that are open to the community and provide students with real-world experience while providing needed services at affordable rates, the statement said. Laboratory managers oversee operations. As students acquire their knowledge and skills during the school year, the services offered increase their level of difficulty.

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