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School helps students get hands-on experience

Posted: 1:23 PM, May 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-14 14:23:58-04
mechanic hands under the hood

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — For high school students, the real world is coming faster than they expect it. To help them make the transition and jump-start their careers, a local high school has been working with auto garages to get them hands-on experience.

For years, Ralston High School has offered automotive/engine technology classes to give students a basic understanding of auto mechanic work.

Since January, they say five of their students have worked at professional garages two days a week to learn more about the field.

Today, they're giving us a look firsthand look at the program.

We'll have more on this tonight on 3 News Now Live at 6 - Streaming on: 3Newsnow.com, on the 3 News Now App and on your streaming devices.

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