Cleveland, Ohio, June 3, 2021 – B’laster – makers of the #1-selling penetrant, PB B’laster – announced today the winner of its third annual B’laster Instructor of the Year search: Bob Mauger from Corona High School in Corona, CA.
In addition to Mauger, the remaining Instructor of the Year grand finalists are:
- Mark Drelicharz from Fenton High School (Bensenville, IL)
- Pati Fairchild from El Camino College (Torrance, CA)
- Jeff Wiseman from Rockbridge County High School (Lexington, VA)
“Bob’s commitment to his students is inspiring,” said Randy Pindor, President & Chief Executive Officer of B’laster. “Especially in this challenging year for students and teachers, his creativity and dedication were evident. We applaud his ability to inspire the next generation of wrenchers.”
B’laster is presenting Mauger with B’laster products for his classroom, a $1,000 donation to the school’s automotive program, a $500 Visa gift card for Mauger, and a one-of-a-kind B’laster Instructor of the Year trophy.
“B’laster is proud to support automotive instructors around the country who are thinking ‘outside the toolbox,’” Pindor said. “Vocational education is an important piece of the education puzzle and we are honored to celebrate its successes. Congratulations to Bob and all of our finalists.”
Previous winners include Ed Martin from Pickens Technical College in Aurora, Colorado (2020) and Joe Mendola from Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida (2019).
Since 1957, B’laster has manufactured penetrants, lubricants, cleaners & solvents, rust removers, greases, & protectants for professionals and DIYers. Known for PB B’laster, the #1-selling penetrant, B’laster products are formulated to penetrate, lubricate, loosen, overcome, fix, & conquer each job. As Rust Belt Warriors, we can promise that by the time a B’laster product ends up in your hands, it’s only because the pros have confirmed it’s the best.
About B’laster University
B’laster University is a program designed to support the next generation of skilled mechanics and technicians by providing supplementary educational tools. Built by the makers of the #1-selling penetrant, B’laster Corporation proudly extends their mission and core values in a commitment to career education and continued passion.