AMI Announces 2009 BodyShop Business Magazine Scholarship Recipient - BodyShop Business

AMI Announces 2009 BodyShop Business Magazine Scholarship Recipient

The Automotive Management Institute (AMI) and Babcox Publications announced that John Fugate, estimator, Lehman’s Garage, Inc., Savage, Minn., is the recipient of this year’s BodyShop Business Magazine Scholarship.

AMI and Babcox present the scholarship annually to recognize management-oriented members of the Automotive Service Association Collision Division. The recipient receives $1,000 to be applied toward expenses to attend the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) in Las Vegas, Nov. 4-7.

Fugate has worked in the automotive service industry for 12 years and has been an estimator for the past 10. He is I-CAR trained and currently holds several ASE certifications. Fugate earned the Institute’s Accredited Automotive Manager (AAM) designation in 2008. When not working in the shop, he contributes his time to various community organizations.

“I’m grateful for this opportunity and look forward to networking and learning from the smartest people in the industry,” said Fugate.

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