TUCSON – Agustin Sanchez or Augy, is a 17-year-old who has a passion for cars. His battle with cancer has had him miss school due to treatments and appointments.
During his treatments, Augy would watch car shows and read car magazines.
Make-a-Wish Arizona partnered with Pima Community College Automotive Mechanics School to help Augy pursue his dream of working with cars.
“Like, I get it that some people want to go to Disneyland and stuff like that but I just look at as an opportunity,” Sanchez said. “My dream is to be a NASCAR driver, but I want to start off as a mechanic to learn the basics of the car and stuff like that.”
Sanchez was presented with a special scholarship to Pima and starts school May 29.