1/3/2014

Students in Bill Olinger's after-school auto body and paint class at Selma High School in California are working weekly on a project to restore a wagon from the early 1900s. The historical item comes from the family farm of Fresno County, Calif., resident Alvin King, who says the wagon "is part of the historical junk pile that just never got thrown out." A $650 grant is helping the students with the project, which Olinger hopes teaches them the history and uses of farm equipment, and helps them develop an appreciation for the past and community involvement. Grants were available to educators in California's grape-growing regions for use in teaching the state's history and other subjects.

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