AASP-MN Awards $14,000 in Scholarships to Automotive Students - BodyShop Business
Connect with us
Close Sidebar Panel Open Sidebar Panel

News

AASP-MN Awards $14,000 in Scholarships to Automotive Students

The scholarships, in the amount of $1,000 per student, were made possible by a successful fundraising drive within the AASP-MN membership, as well as a donation from the Minnesota State I-CAR Committee.

Advertisement

aasp-mn-logo

Click Here to Read More
Advertisement

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) awarded $14,000 in scholarships to help post-secondary automotive students pay for tuition during the 2016-’17 school year. The scholarships are in the amount of $1,000 per student and were made possible by a successful fundraising drive within the AASP-MN membership, as well as a donation from the Minnesota State I-CAR Committee. All recipients will be entering the second year of a NATEF-certified automotive program based in Minnesota.

This year’s recipients are:

Dylan Ahrndt, Ridgewater College, Willmar – Auto Body Collision Repair
Trevor Dosch, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount – Auto Body Collision Repair
Jamie Garciano Acosta, Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park – Auto Body Collision Repair
Rachel Meisch, MN State College Southeast Technical, Winona – Automotive Service Technology
Kevin Miller, Century College, White Bear Lake – Automotive Service Technology
Juan Mireles, MN State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes – Automotive Service Technology
Ryan Moe, Century College, White Bear Lake – Automotive Service Technology
Kevin Nguyen, Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie – Auto Body Collision Repair
Codey Owen, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount – Auto Body Collision Repair
Cory Reller, Century College, White Bear Lake – Automotive Service Technology
Ben Scherger, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount – Auto Body Collision Repair
Bryant Swiers, MN State Community & Technical College, Moorhead – Automotive Service Technology
Beverly White, Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis – Automotive Service Technology
Bradley Williams, Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis – Automotive Service Technology

Advertisement

Approximately 30 students from 12 schools were eligible for the scholarships. Applications were reviewed by a committee of industry representatives, with consideration given to scholastic achievement, education and career goals, financial need and written recommendations.

The scholarship awards are the centerpiece of AASP-MN’s Automotive Education Fund, which was established to provide financial resources to support automotive students, enhance automotive programs and raise awareness of career opportunities in the independent automotive service industry.

AASP-MN is an association of nearly 800 independently-owned automotive service businesses and industry suppliers dedicated to improving the state’s automotive service industry and the success of its members. For more information, visit www.aaspmn.org.

Advertisement
Click to comment
Connect
BodyShop Business