The student, Christina Schneider, who attends College of the Desert, was selected to receive the scan tool among 57 applicants in the 2018 awards cycle.
“O’Reilly is happy to work with OTC to be able to provide this future technician with a tool she can use in her training and beyond,” commented Tom Seboldt of O’Reilly’s.
Seboldt also serves as the Treasurer of the CAWA Board of Directors, which in 2018 allocated over $16,000 in financial scholarships and gift certificates for Powerbuilt tools donated by All Trade Tools.
Seboldt said, “O’Reilly and OTC are proud to partner with CAWA and their scholarship program to award a deserving student with technology they can use now and in the future.”
Thanking OTC and O’Reilly was CAWA President & CEO Rodney Pierini.
“CAWA appreciates the support of these two companies in recognizing the importance of scholarship awards to students who are the future of the auto care industry,” Pierini said.
CAWA is an automotive aftermarket trade association that represents auto parts jobbers, retailers, warehouse distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and program groups. The association provides educational, legislative and business support to the industry and its membership. It is one of the largest trade associations of its kind in the United States and recognized as a leader in the automotive aftermarket industry.