Two former Penn High School students, Travis Fraser and A.J. Turczynski, were part of an Elkhart Area Career Center Team that earned honors at the 2018 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow "Showdown at PRI" World Championship in Indianapolis. Fraser and Turczynski each graduated in 2018.
The Team Engine and Performance Warehouse placed sixth in the nation, earning each team member $22,500 in scholarship dollars. The Team Howards Cams placed 12th in the nation, earning each team member $15,000 in scholarship dollars.