Caliber Collision Centers announced that it has awarded two collision students each with a $1,250 scholarship and $4,000 tool grant through the Collision Repair Education Foundation.
These scholarships are awarded to full-time students in a post-secondary school with a focus or degree in collision repair for use with educational expenses such as tuition, books, tools and equipment.
The student winners of the 2014 Caliber Collision Centers Scholarships include:
- Eric Benavides – Cerritos College, Norwalk, Calif.
- Jamie Nichols – Crockett/ACC Automotive Center, Austin, Texas
Caliber Collision Centers is also supporting five schools with $1,100 grants each to purchase the necessary equipment, tools and supplies for their respective programs. The five schools Caliber Collision is supporting include:
- Cerritos College – Norwalk, Calif.
- Cypress College – Cypress, Calif.
- Texas State Technical College – Waco, Texas
- Universal Technical Institute – Houston, Texas
- Universal Technical Institute – Sacramento, Calif.
“Caliber Collision has a long-standing commitment to workforce development,” said Mark Sanders, president and chief operating officer for Caliber. “Our commitment to students and schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation is one of the many ways we ensure that today’s young adults see our industry as a challenging and profitable profession.”