After completing the coursework listed below, students will gain up to 18 college credits toward their Associates Degree in Applied Science from Southwestern Michigan College. Students must earn a C or higher in high school courses to receive college credit.
Year 1 (High School Junior)
Auto 115 Brakes
Auto 212 Suspensions
Year 2 (High School Senior)
Auto 202 Engines
Auto 103 Basic Electricity
Year 3 (College Freshman)
Auto 130 Manual Transmissions
Auto 225 Engine Performance I
Auto 230 Automatic Transmissions
Auto 168 HVAC
Auto 220 Electrical
Auto 245 Alt Fuels
Additional credits for AAS degree required unless some high school academic classes are granted as college credit
Electric Car Club
Students meet once a week in the auto shop where students
design, test, and practice with the electric car preparing for the spring race season. Join the 15-time NECCA Championship winning team. We are Lakeshore High School's winningest team in school history!
Engine Build Club
Sponsored by the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow, the six member team practices once a week with assembling and dissasembling a small block Chevy engine. The ultimate goal is to complete the task within 35 minutes and without time penallties for incorrect reassembly or dropping parts. The team competes over Memorial Day weekend at the Lane Automotive Car Show in Watervliet. The team has qualified twice for the national competitions held in Las Vegas and Indianapolis, earning team members scholarships starting at $5,000.
The Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society holds an annual state competition for students enrolled in auto and other career tech classes. The competition recongizes craftsmanship and problem solving, encourages excellence and development of positive work ethics and habits, encourages industrial and technology skills develop, and offers scholarships for students to continue their education.