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Wednesday, 28 April 2021 17:52

AASP-MN Awards Scholarships to Automotive Students

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The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) is pleased to announce scholarship awards totaling $21,000 to help automotive service and collision repair students pay for tuition or tools during the 2021-22 school year.

The scholarships are $1,500 each and are made possible with the generous donations from the Minnesota State I-CAR Committee and Bill Smith Fund, as well as proceeds from AASP-MN’s Annual Race for Automotive Education fundraiser, which will be held later this fall.

 

Thirty college and high school students from 14 schools submitted scholarship applications. Applications were reviewed by a committee of industry representatives, with consideration given to scholastic achievement, education and career goals, financial need and written recommendations.

 

The recipients are:

 

  • Austin Allison, South Central College, North Mankato, auto body collision repair
  • Moneab Amro, Century College, White Bear Lake, automotive service technology
  • Carter Brandes, South Central College, North Mankato, auto body collision repair
  • Hunter Cooley, MN State Community & Technical College, Moorhead, automotive service technology
  • Henry Cortes, Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis, auto body collision repair
  • Jaycen Holt, Century College, White Bear Lake, automotive service technology
  • Hunter Linnane, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount, automotive service technology
  • Jason Otterholt, Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park, auto body collision repair
  • Erickson Point, Ridgewater College, Willmar, automotive service technology
  • Cole Poncelet, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount, auto body collision repair
  • Shaun Pope, Anoka Technical College, Anoka, automotive service technology
  • Evan Plummer, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount, auto body collision repair
  • Jonathan Swanson, Century College, White Bear Lake, automotive service technology
  • Jacob Story, Pine Technical College, Pine City, automotive service technology

 

Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients!

 

The scholarship awards are the centerpiece of AASP-MN’s Automotive Education Fund, established to provide financial resources to support automotive students, enhance automotive programs and raise awareness of career opportunities in the independent automotive service industry.

 

Source: AASP-MN

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