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Alex Xydias

The Learning Centers at Fairplex Highlight: Alex Xydias Celebrates 100th Birthday!

February 28, 2022

Last week, one of the namesakes of the Alex Xydias and Pete Chapouris Center for Automotive Arts (AXC), Alex, celebrated his 100th Birthday at the NHRA Motorsports Museum. Mr. Xydias is a renowned hot rod legend and award-winning figure in the automotive customizing industry.  About AXC In 2012, The Learning Centers at Fairplex began an…

Support students this #GivingTuesday

November 28, 2017

It’s #GivingTuesday! Help support students of The Learning Centers at Fairplex with a contribution towards our non-profit programs. The Learning Centers at Fairplex provides early education, youth leadership, high school career technology, hands-on agricultural and cultural field trip experiences to the local community. Our students are inspired to grow, learn and excel in many pathways,…

Thank you to our donors!

October 27, 2017

Our auto education fundraising campaign ended last Friday and the results are in! Thanks to our generous donors, we raised a total of $43,715 for the Alex Xydias and Pete Chapouris Center for the Automotive Arts! AXC, as the program is referred to, is a two-year program preparing high school students for a career in…

Challenge Accepted: Gear Up, Give Back

October 10, 2017

The Learning Centers at Fairplex is gearing up for a special challenge benefiting current and future students of our automotive program. Now – Oct. 20th every dollar donated to our auto education program (The Alex Xydias & Pete Chapouris Center for Automotive Arts) will be matched for up to $45,000 donated. That means we have…

Fairplex Snapshot: Scooper Bowl

May 18, 2017

We’re celebrating our Career & Technical Education (CTEC) students this evening at the annual Scooper Bowl Fundraiser and Showcase in the Farm at Fairplex! Our art students have created beautiful hand-made ceramic bowls this semester, which will be available for sale for $15. Once purchased, guests can fill their bowl with all-you-can-eat ice cream and…

Summer Learning at Fairplex

May 16, 2017

For us, summer is the start of our busy season. We’re in full Fair mode, getting ready for September. But that’s not our only focus during these months — it wouldn’t be Fairplex if there wasn’t an educational component happening too! Here are some of our summer learning programs for all ages: Career & Technical…