6th annual auto show held at Alfred E. Smith High School

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Community members bonded Saturday over their love for cars and their need for speed with the help of local students.

Students at Alfred E. Smith Career and Technical High School hosted their sixth annual auto show on the football field at their school where educators invited community members to show off their best wheels.

The school has a student-run auto shop where the public can bring cars for service. The school also serves as a state inspection center.

Students take automotive and auto body classes at the vocational school, where they become equipped with knowledge to rebuild a car.

Students at the school have a longer school day because they take 12 more credits than an average city high school student. They need 56 credits to graduate, instead of  44 credits.

They also have access to a work-based program that helps them get internships and jobs right out of high school.

Students handed out trophies to car owners who demonstrated things like best use of color, best engine bay and best sound system.

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