HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – July 23, 2014 – The Collision Repair Education Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the scholarships in collision repair that were created to assist deserving students pursuing a career in the collision industry. These awards are part of over $200,000 in scholarships given out in May 2014 by the Collision Repair Education Foundation.
Lon Baudoux Legacy Scholarship Recipient ($1,000 award)
Savannah Lintz (Saginaw Career Complex, Saginaw, MI)
Ying Lor (Saint Paul College, Saint Paul, MN)
Tyler Judd (Utah Valley University, Orem, UT)
The Lon Baudoux Legacy Scholarship is in its sixth year and was created to honor Lon Baudoux, I-CAR Development Manager, who passed away in November 2008. Lon highly valued education, especially for secondary and post-secondary students studying collision repair. This scholarship is funded mainly by I-CAR staff and I-CAR instructors who worked with Lon at I-CAR. The selection of this award is based on a student that not only excels inside the classroom, but also participates in outside activities such as clubs, sports, and volunteering. The funds go to help the student finance his/her education.
Collision Repair Education Foundation Board of Trustees Scholarship Recipient ($2,000 award)
Cristian Ibarra (Olathe Advanced Technical Center, Olathe, KS)
Katherine Van Antwerp (Southeastern Community College, West Burlington, IA)
The Collision Repair Education Foundation Board of Trustees Scholarship is funded by the members of the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees Scholarship offers students financial assistance with tuition and other costs associated with their collision education.
Industry members and companies that are interested in sponsoring their own, named student scholarship through the Collision Repair Education Foundation should contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode 847-463-5244 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.