Hoffman Estates, IL– May 10, 2016 – Snap-On awarded two collision students each with a starter tool set and a tool box through the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s spring tool grant opportunity. The tool grant, valued at over $2,700 each student, was made available to select high school seniors and post-secondary students studying in collision repair programs.
The student winners of the 2016 Snap-On Tool Grant include:
Jonathan Herman (Washburn Tech, Topeka, KS)
William May (Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Livingston, TN)
Greg Rintala, Snap-On National Sales Manager-Education, stated, “Snap-On is proud to award Starter Tool Sets to these very worthy collision repair students. Students, schools and employers all benefit when a new collision repair tech starts a career with the right tools for the job. These Snap-on tools will serve the winners well for a lifetime. Snap-On has supported Career and Technical Education for decades with our Student Excellence Program for tool purchases, NC3 Certification Curriculum, and school and instructor support. We look forward to continuing that support in the future.”
For additional information about Snap-On, visit http://education.snapon.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