The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has announced 25 student winners across North America for the Alliance Scholarship program. Each scholarship is valued at $1,000.
These scholarship opportunities were open to all Auto Value employees and their children across the distribution chain including affiliated Warehouse Distributors, Jobbers, and Certified Service Center members.
Among this year’s winners, Nicholas Walsh of Somonauk, IL was also awarded the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship, offered in conjunction with the Auto-Wares Group of Companies, is given to a worthy student to commemorate the life of Frank V. Maggio, and to continue Frank’s legacy of honesty, trustworthiness, and continual pursuit of excellence through education. Mr. Maggio was an employee of Auto-Wares Group of Companies who believed in the Auto Value Certified Service Center program, knowing that partnering with his customers would lead to mutual success. Walsh is currently a Service Technician at C.A.W. Auto, a Certified Service Center, and has been accepted to Southern Illinois University to pursue Automotive Technology.
“Frank V. Maggio was known for providing exceptional customer service and exceeding his customer’s expectations,” says Shelly Miller, Director of Corporate Sales Development at Auto-Wares Group of Companies. “As a current Service Technician, Nicholas Walsh is a deserving, top-ranking applicant of the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship.”
The Alliance Scholarship program was developed in 2001 and has given away nearly $1 million in scholarships to deserving students. Annually, the Alliance encourages continuing education within the membership and believes in supporting the next workforce generation achieve their educational goals.
For more information on our continuing education scholarship program go to autovalue.com.