HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – May 3, 2013– The Collision Repair Education Foundation and GEICO Philanthropic Foundation are proud to announce the winners of GEICO’s national Scholarship and Tool Grant competition. The GEICO Scholarship and Tool Grant program provides each selected student with a $1,000 scholarship and $1,000 (retail) in tools.
The student winners of the 2013 spring GEICO scholarship and tool grant include:
Kyle Wright – Chantilly STEM Academy (Chantilly, Va.)
Olivia Barszczewski – Alfred State (Alfred, N.Y.)
Shannon Braswell – Sarasota County Technical Institute (Sarasota, Fla.)
Gerardo Olivera – Cerritos College (Norwalk, Calif.)
“GEICO Philanthropic is honored to support such a worthy cause,” said Bill DeGrocco, assistant vice president
of GEICO. “We understand how important it is to develop the appropriate skills to receive such a technical
degree. The students at these schools show great potential and we’re happy to support them.”
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO’s online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards. GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs).
Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available. For more information, go to www.geico.com.