The Car Care Council Women’s Board has announced the recipients of its 2014 scholarships for high school and secondary students in the automotive aftermarket. This year, the Women’s Board gave a record $24,000 in scholarships.
Recipients of scholarships include:
• $3,000 – Samantha Cotel of Hyannis, Mass.; automotive restoration at McPherson College, McPherson, Kan.
• $2,000 – Ashlee Strunk of Idyllwild, Calif.; automotive technology program at UTI, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
• $2,000 – Whitley Bailey of Summit Hill, Pa.; automotive technology program at UTI
• $5,000 + AAPEX trip – Sara Mohon of Greenville, S.C.; doctorate program, mechanical engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
• $5,000 – Emily Lowdermilk of Palo Alto, Calif.; automotive and mechanical engineering at DeAnza College, Calif.
• $4,000 – Ashley Frank of Nashville, Tenn.; automotive and heavy-duty program at Lincoln College of Technology, Nashville, Tenn.
• $3,000 – Sara Lohnes of Eaton, Ohio; automotive technology at Ivy Tech Community College, Ind.
“Our Scholarship and Education Committee was gratified by the quality of the applications we received from talented and deserving young women from across the country,” said Vonda Lee, Women’s Board chair, scholarship and education, and director of sales, special markets and retail, Beck/Arnley. “We congratulate all of our scholarship recipients on their accomplishments thus far, and are pleased to help support their dedication to pursuing a career in the automotive industry.”