LOS ANGELES — The Harbor Freight Tools for Schools program has named 18 winners of its $1 million Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence, including three grand prize winners from Colorado, Ohio and Virginia.
Harbor Freight has awarded 52 North American high school trades teachers with a total of $1 million as part of its annual "Tools for Schools" excellence in education award.
"I have a special place in my heart for skilled trades teachers, especially those who teach in high school," said Eric Smidt, Harbor Freight founder. "We depend on skilled trades workers. They fix the cars we drive, they build and repair the homes we live in and they do so much more.