Hoffman Estates, Ill. (June 30 , 2021) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation and CCC Intelligent Solutions Inc. (CCC) are proud to announce three exceptional students as winners of the CCC Michael Salvatore Repair Technician Scholarship program. The CCC scholarship program has been in place since 2006 and awards scholarships to students currently enrolled in post-secondary collision repair programs and who have demonstrated superior academic achievement.
The recipients of CCC’s 2021 student scholarship program will receive a $3,000 scholarship. Recipients include:
- Carter Brandes (South Central College – North Mankato, MN)
- David Thomas (Warren Tech – Lakewood, CO)
- Martell Wilson (Kennedy-King College– Chicago, IL)
“Congratulations to this year’s recipients for their hard work and commitment to excellence in collision repair,” said Andreas Hecht, senior vice president, OEM and new ventures for CCC. “Education and training are essential as our industry works to keep pace with increasingly complex vehicles and advanced technology required for better repair outcomes. CCC is proud to support the next generation of collision repairers as they work to prepare for a rewarding career in the automotive industry.”
Post-secondary collision repair education students were eligible for this award, which provides financial support to ensure students are able to continue their education, preparing them for a successful career in body shops around the country.
CCC is a founding member of the Collision Repair Education Foundation. For additional information, visit cccis.com.
Industry members interested in getting involved and supporting the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s efforts to assist secondary and post-secondary collision repair training programs should contact Brandon Eckenrode, Director of Development, at 312-231-0258 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with an array of career opportunities. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation, visit us online at: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.
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