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Take 2

2012-04-09 14:26:58.311825+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Take 2: the boat the Rancho Cotate students built,yesterday:

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-04-09 15:53:42.917723+00 by: Dan Lyke

Bill Hartman, the Rancho Cotate wood shop teacher, is awesome. He busts his butt to make sure that the students have a really strong resource, and a lot of those kids really need it.

And I haven't let it slip to this year's team because I don't want to promise things, and so far only one of 'em really kicks ass, but at least one boutique furniture maker in the west county uses the boat building competition (and Bill's woodworking program) as a way to find apprentices. So, yeah, this can have a measurable impact on their future.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-04-09 15:05:44.576163+00 by: meuon

Talking to some local youngsters, the amazing part is that the Rancho Cotate students have a shop at all. The boat is icing with sprinkles on an awesome cake.