The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has announced 25 student winners across North America, including two Canadian recipients, for the Alliance Scholarship program.
Each scholarship is valued at $1,000, making the total Alliance contribution $25,000.
These scholarship opportunities were open to all Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper employees and their children across the distribution chain including affiliated Warehouse Distributors, Jobbers, and Certified Service Center members.
Canadian scholarship winners are Matthew Winter, University of Manitoba, Civil Engineering, through his affiliation with Piston Ring Service Supply, and Megan Gelowitz, who is studying Social Work, at the University of Regina, through Auto Electric Service.
Also among this year’s winners, Nicholas Walsh of Somonauk, IL was also awarded the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship, offered in conjunction with the Auto-Wares Group of Companies, is given to a worthy student to commemorate the life of Frank V. Maggio, and to continue Frank’s legacy of honesty, trustworthiness, and continual pursuit of excellence through education. Mr. Maggio was an employee of Auto-Wares Group of Companies who believed in the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Certified Service Center program, knowing that partnering with his customers would lead to mutual success. Walsh is currently a Service Technician at C.A.W. Auto, a Bumper to Bumper Certified Service Center, and has been accepted to Southern Illinois University to pursue Automotive Technology.
“Frank V. Maggio was known for providing exceptional customer service and exceeding his customer’s expectations,” says Shelly Miller, Director of Corporate Sales Development at Auto-Wares Group of Companies. “As a Bumper to Bumper Service Technician, Nicholas Walsh is a deserving, top ranking applicant of the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship.”
The Alliance Scholarship program was developed in 2001 and has given away nearly $1 million in scholarships to deserving students. Annually, the Alliance encourages continuing education within the membership and believes in supporting the next workforce generation achieve their educational goals.
Below is the full list of recipients.
|Student Name||College||Degree Major/ Course of Study||Warehouse Distributor|
|Aleksandr Trunov||Onondaga Community College||Automotive Technology||Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.|
|Bailey Kristjanson||Concordia College, Moorhead||Nursing||Automotive Parts Headquarters|
|Brittney Moore||Northern Michigan University||Biology||Auto-Wares Group of Companies|
|Carly Godwin||Mercer University||Biology||Tri-States Automotive Warehouse, Inc.|
|Christian Lane Grauberger||United States Air Force Academy||Engineering||White Brothers Warehouse|
|Daniel Kozub||Harper College||GM Automotive||Auto-Wares Group of Companies|
|Erica Dykstra||Davenport University||Medical Assisting||Auto-Wares Group of Companies|
|Ethan Gifford||The University of Charleston||Business||Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.|
|Jason Stegemann||Northwest Iowa Community College, Sheldon||Diesel Technology||Arnold Motor Supply|
|Jhovani Anguiano Jimeenz||San Francisco State University||Business Administration||Trimon Inc.|
|Jonathan Adley||Central Maine Community College||Automotive||Carparts Distribution Center, Inc.|
|Jordan Looney||Arkansas Tech University||Psychology/Criminal Justice||Parts Warehouse|
|Joshua Roos||University of Massachusetts, Amherst||Marketing||Norwood Motor Parts|
|Josiah Johnson||Hillsdale College||Politics||Arnold Motor Supply|
|Kyara Wondra||Emporia State University||English||Jobbers Automotive Warehouse, Inc.|
|Matthew Winter||University of Manitoba||Civil Engineering||Piston Ring Service Supply|
|Megan Gelowitz||University of Regina||Social Work||Auto Electric Service|
|Nicholas Walsh||Southern Illinois University||Automotive Technology||Auto-Wares Group of Companies|
|Nicole Lauck||South Dakota State University||Elementary Education||Arnold Motor Supply|
|Olivia Bures||University of Nebraska, Lincoln||Agricultural Engineering||Arnold Motor Supply|
|Sean Connolly||University of Florida||Business Management||Tri-States Automotive Warehouse, Inc.|
|Skylor Rice||Iowa Central Community College||Diesel Technology||Arnold Motor Supply|
|Slaton Brown||NC State University||Turfgrass Science||Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.|
|Sunni Ebnet||St. Cloud State||Business Management and Accounting||Automotive Parts Headquarters|
|Tanner Stevens||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||Economics||Auto-Wares Group of Companies|