The Car Care Council Women’s Board is proud to announce the recipients of its 2013-2014 scholarships for high school and secondary students in the automotive aftermarket. This year, the Women’s Board gave a record $15,000 in scholarships.
Recipients of scholarships include:
$3,000 – Sierra Salmen, Carnegie, Pa.
$1,500 – Kelsey Prosser, Rangely, Colo.
$1,000 – Shardae Hilliard, Harwich, Mass.
$5,000 and an AAPEX trip – Nicole Kelsey, Tuscon, Ariz.
$2,500 – Alicia Laeder, Midland, Mich.
$2,000 – Cori Lukens, Port Angeles, Wash.
“The Women’s Board Education Committee received many applications from talented and deserving young women from across the country,” said Women’s Board President Ruth Ehlinger, AAA. “I am thrilled to congratulate all of the recipients on their accomplishments thus far, and their dedication to pursuing a career in the automotive industry.”
The Women’s Board is comprised of professional women and men from the automotive aftermarket who are dedicated to providing career leadership to women in the automotive aftermarket, providing car care information to female audiences and encouraging young people to investigate opportunities in the automotive aftermarket. For more information, visit http://www.carcare.org/womens-board/ or e-mail [email protected].
In addition to the Car Care Council Women’s Board, the following foundations and organizations also collaborate with GAAS to award scholarships:
Automotive Communication Council
Larry McCurdy Memorial Fund
Leadership Development Network
Michael Busch Memorial Fund
Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS)
Multi Parts Supply
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
Standard Motor Products
GAAS also collaborates with these state associations and other automotive groups:
Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN)
Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS)
Automotive Aftermarket Association of the Carolinas and Tennessee (AAACT)
Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast (AAAS)
Automotive Parts & Services Association (APSA)
Automotive Parts and Service Association of Illinois (APSA of IL)
California/Nevada/Arizona Automotive Wholesalers’ Association (CAWA)
Kentucky / Indiana Automotive Wholesalers Association (KIAWA)
Michigan Automotive Parts Association (MAPA)
New York State Automotive Aftermarket Association (NYSAAA)
Ohio Valley Automotive Aftermarket Association (OVAAA)
Wisconsin Automotive Part Association (WAPA)
Additional scholarship funding comes from industry contributions provided by individuals, companies and foundations. Contributions can be made to the GAAS Scholarship Fund, c/o Susan Medick at AAIA, at 301-654-6664, or [email protected].