NAPERVILLE, Ill. (CBS) — With most high school sports on pause, one Naperville North teacher who has a background in racing found a great way to keep kids busy.
As CBS 2’s Matt Zahn reported Thursday night, the teacher, Gregory Ditch, got some help from a NASCAR team.
A group of about 30 students at Naperville North High School were recently found building a race car, socially distanced in small groups, and having a great time doing it.
“It’s a ton of fun,” said Nick Gameti. “We get to do so many things here.”
“I had no car experience, so I thought it would be a good way to expose myself to that and engineering as a potential career path,” added Grace Carsello.
“There’s not a lot of things to do right now,” said Ditch, their teacher. “Good or bad, I don’t have a lot of competition right now. Kids want to hang out.”
Gregory Ditch, an auto tech and…