Hoffman Estates, IL – May 10, 2016– The Collision Repair Education Foundation and CCC Information Services Inc., (“CCC”) are proud to announce three exceptional students as winners of the CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarship. The CCC scholarship program has been in place since 2006 and awards scholarships to students currently enrolled in a repair program and who have demonstrated superior academic achievement.
The 2016 CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarship winners include:
$3,000 Scholarship Recipients
Joe Contreras (Texas State Technical College: Waco, TX)
Bransen McCall (Bridgerland Applied Technology College: Logan, UT)
Melanie Thomas (Waubonsee Community College: Sugar Grove, IL)
“Congratulations to the young men and woman for their academic accomplishments and commitment to excellence in collision repair,” said Mary Jo Prigge, President, Service Operations, CCC. “We’re proud to celebrate our tenth year granting scholarships to deserving students through the CCC Michael Salvatore Memorial Student Repair Technician Scholarship. More than ever, education and training are needed to keep pace with our rapidly evolving industry. It’s our pleasure to help prepare the next generation of collision repairers.”
For additional information about CCC visit www.cccis.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.
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.