HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – June 10, 2014– 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 2014 spring GEICO scholarship and tool grant include:
Balai Carter (North Point High School – Waldorf, Md.)
April Campos (Texas State Technical College – Waco, Texas)
John Milando (Lake Tech – Eustis, Fla)
Amador Navarro (Cypress College – Cypress, Calif.)
“GEICO recognizes how important it is to develop the appropriate technical skills in auto body collision repair,” said Bill DeGrocco, assistant vice president at GEICO. “Cars now come loaded with technology that takes real skills and real training to diagnose and repair. We are honored to support these high potential students as they pursue their technical degree.”
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 12 million private passenger customers and insures more than 20 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. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.
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, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.