NASCAR driver Tom Gilliland Avondale’s Michael Anderson Elementary

NASCAR driver Tom Gilliland visited Avondale’s Michael Anderson Elementary School. 

Avondale’s Michael Anderson Elementary School welcomed professional NASCAR driver Tom Gilliland before his K&N Pro Series Race. 

Hundreds of students were able to interact and learn from the racecar driver Thursday afternoon in the school cafeteria. 

Gilliland talked about how STEM-related projects are required in NASCAR, especially for the building and engineering of cars. 

Gilliland is a two-time K&N Pro Series West champion, winning back-to-back titles in 2016 and 2017.