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This program was a positive outcome from the challenges of the Covid lockdown which now helps students develop fabrication, engineering, and team-building skills that will help prepare them to both excel in college as well as create opportunities for their professional development.

And besides, it’s fun to make stuff, to put it plainly.

The list of other participants is incredible:

  • Alan Peltier, CEO, HRE Wheels
  • Patrick Moran, Creative Director, HRE Wheels
  • Roy Epperson, Director of Special Projects, HRE Wheels
  • Chip Foose, Automobile Designer and Artist, Foose Design
  • Dave Marek, Executive Creative Director, Acura
  • Chris Anthony, Founder, Aptera Motors Solar Car
  • Mark Stemmy, Founder, Optimized Cycling Solutions
  • Brent Curry, Software Developer, BikeCAD
  • Chloe Lerin, Race Data Engineer, Unicornium Engineering
  • Jasmine Nichols, MotoAmerica Junior Cup competitor
  • Ginger Baker Rust Hull, NHRA Dragster Pilot and former CMO of NASCAR’s Ryan Newman team
  • Jackie Heinricher, Heinricher Racing Team Owner, the first female-owned and female-raced team in IMSA
  • Steve Brown, Maritime Transportation, Logistics & Management Dean, CSU Maritime Academy
  • Dinesh Pinisetty, School of Engineering Dean, CSU Maritime Academy
  • Michael Selter, International Yacht Company, Sales Consultant
  • Tom Kelly, CEO of Evona, Space Sector Staffing & Recruitment

Yes, this is kind of a big deal.

In my opinion, it is vital to train the next generation to thrive in an ever-changing job market and technological environment.

There are many ways to support this massively important project.

To become a sponsor, supporter or enroll in the FABcamp taking place this July 17-21, reach out at: