Hoffman Estates, IL– June 10, 2014 – Chicago Pneumatic has supported secondary and post-secondary collision students by providing a student tool grant through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. Ten collision students were selected from 325 applications and each winning student will receive a Chicago Pneumatic air tool kit which includes an impact wrench, air hammer, die grinder, reversible air drill, and an air sander. Each tool grant for the students is valued at over $1,100.
The student winners of the 2014 spring Chicago Pneumatic grant include:
Garrett Williams – Applied Technology Center (Rock Hill, SC)
Austin Holt – Walker County Center of Technology (Jasper, AL)
Crystal Avila – Wenatchee Valley Technical Center (Wenatchee, WA)
August Storz – Southeast Community College (Milford, NE)
Brant Morris – Manhattan Technical College (Manhattan, KS)
Nicholas DiPiero – Utah Valley University (Orem, UT)
Erica Allen – Kennedy-King College (Chicago, IL)
Diego De La Rosa – Hennepin Technical College (Brooklyn Park, MN)
Riley Olson – Northland Community & Technical College (Thief River Falls, MN)
Cody Babcock – Washburn Tech (Topeka, KS)
Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. Marketing Communications Manager Marvin Spehar noted, “With the tremendous effort these select students have put forth, it is comforting to know that Chicago Pneumatic tools will be there to help build their experiences and futures in the collision repair industry. We are proud to know that these young individuals will be continuing their education or entering the workforce with the tools they need to get the job done…. for many years to come.”
For additional information about Chicago Pneumatic, visit www.cp.com. Industry members interested in working together with the Collision Repair Education Foundation in supporting secondary and post-secondary collision repair students, instructors, and their school programs should contact Director of Development, Brandon Eckenrode at 847.463.5244 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.