Hoffman Estates, IL – August 4, 2011– The Collision Repair Education Foundation and CCC Information Services Inc. are proud to announce five exceptional students as winners of the CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarship. The scholarship program was renamed in 2007 to honor the memory of longtime CCC team member Michael Salvatore.
The CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarship awards scholarships to students currently enrolled at eligible technical schools throughout the country. The award recipients use the scholarship funds to reduce the balances on tuition loans or to reimburse tuition costs that accumulated during their education. Each student will receive a scholarship award in the amount of $5,000.
The 2011 winners are:
Manuel Aguilar, UTI (Sacramento, CA)
Nabil Assad, Pennsylvania College of Technology (Williamsport, PA)
Isaac Hostetter, Pennsylvania College of Technology (Williamsport, PA)
Ian Hilner, Pennsylvania College of Technology (Williamsport, PA)
Michael Releford, Sowela Technical Community College (Lake Charles, LA)
“This year’s recipients are more than an outstanding group of students that have reached academic success,” said CCC Automotive Services Group Vice President, Joseph Allen. “They are unique individuals that all share a passion for the collision repair industry. We’re fortunate to have technicians like them coming into the industry and are proud to support their efforts.”
“This is the fifth year that the Collision Repair Education Foundation has worked together with CCC Information Services Inc. to provide deserving students with this scholarship,” noted Collision Repair Education Foundation Executive Director Scott Kruger. “The Foundation would like to thank CCC for making education and the next generation of collision repairers a priority. Only through the industry supporting students such as this, will it have a stronger future.”
To learn more about the CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarship Program, contact Lou Kikos of CCC at 312.229.3754.
CCC brings together what matters most – insight to make the best decisions, connections into the largest auto claims network and superior productivity through an innovative single platform. Founded in 1980, CCC is the nation’s leading provider of advanced software, workflow tools and enabling technologies to the automotive claims and collision repair industries. Its client base includes more than 350 insurance companies and more than 20,000 repair facilities. CCC also delivers the most comprehensive, best-in-class industry insight by leveraging data captured from the millions of transactions processed through its network, and the forward-looking, trusted advisor perspective of its people. For more information about CCC Information Services Inc., visit our Web site at www.cccis.com or contact Lou Kikos of CCC at 312.229.3754.