Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper award $25,000 in scholarships
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper, in conjunction with the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, have announced the 14 winners of their 2022 scholarship competition. Recipients, chosen from a competitive pool of student applicants from across North America, will be recognized throughout their university course.
This year’s awardees and their respective warehouse distributors include:
- Aaron Caton, Harrodsburg, Kentucky; Hahn Automotive
- Al Scrivner, O’Fallon, Ill.; All cars
- Brieanne Schmidt, Calgary, Alberta; Central auto parts
- Christian Pfeiffer, Jackson, Michigan; Auto-Wares Group of Companies
- Emily Seay, Marianna, Florida; Parts Warehouse, Inc.
- Jesse Banks, Calgary, Alberta; Central auto parts
- Julie West, Stanton, Michigan; Auto-Wares Group of Companies
- Kathy Hinson, Climax, Florida; Parts Warehouse, Inc.
- Nicholas Caton, Harrodsburg, Kentucky; Hahn Automotive
- Samantha Scott, Rockford, Michigan; Auto-Wares Group of Companies
- Tammy Gracie, Red Deer, Alberta; Central auto parts
- Taya Thoendal, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Piston ring
- Tristan Norris, Calgary, Alberta; Central auto parts
- Zackery Beshears, Greenwood, Arkansas; Parts Warehouse, Inc.
We continue to be proud of the outstanding students who represent the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper brands,” said Nikki Paschall, Director of Communications and Engagement for Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper. “We encourage lifelong learning and congratulate this year’s students for investing in themselves. We are honored to support in this way.
Through their affiliation with Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper, eligible applicants completed a comprehensive application including essay prompts, short answers, letters of recommendation, transcript requirements, and more. A panel of judges from the University of the Aftermarket Foundation reviewed and ranked the nominees based on their merits.
Applicants also had to show that they were employees or children of employees of an Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper or Confidence Plus location.
Since the development of the Alliance Scholarship Program in 2001, it has awarded nearly $550,000 in scholarships to deserving students. The annual program encourages the continuing education of members and helps the next generation of workers achieve their educational goals.
For more information about the Aftermarket Foundation University, visit https://uofa-foundation.org/.
For more information on the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper scholarship program, visit www.autovalue.com or www.bumpertobumper.com.