Hoffman Estates, IL – May 10, 2016 – The Atlanta I-CAR Volunteer Committee awarded two $5,000 scholarships through the Collision Repair Education Foundation this spring. The scholarships will be used to assist students with educational expenses such as tuition, books, tools, and equipment. Funding for this scholarship was made possible through the committee hosting annual golf and car show fundraiser events.
The 2016 grant winners include:
Shaan Patel (Maxwell High School of Technology: Lawrenceville, GA)
Mceachern Rolling II (Atlanta Technical College: Atlanta, GA)
I-CAR Georgia State Chairman and Atlanta Committee Chairman Gerry Poirier stated, “The ability of our committee to provide these much needed scholarships is a testament to the focus of the committee and supporters of our yearly events. The need for technicians in our industry is at a critical stage and these two scholarships will help invest in our future generation. I want to thank everyone that was an integral part of making these possible.”
Inter-industry organizations and individuals who are interested in supporting the Education Foundation and increasing the amount of assistance provided to collision schools and students should contact Education Foundation Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at Brandon.Eckenrode@ed foundation.org or 847-463-5244.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to securing donations that support philanthropic and collision repair education activities that promote and enhance career opportunities in the industry. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us on the Internet at: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.