Tagged: Foundation

CA New Car Dealers Association Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 20 Auto Tech Students Across the State

SACRAMENTO , Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The California New Car Dealers Association Scholarship Foundation announced the winners of its annual “CAR CAREERS” Scholarship Program, providing more than $100,000 to deserving students who are pursuing careers in automotive technology. The grant recipients were selected through a competitive application process that evaluated academic performance, career interests, and industry experience.

The Foundation Board selected the top 4 candidates from 5 regions across the state, who were each awarded $5,000 to cover education and training expenses. From these 20 grant recipients, Vincent Lagasca was selected as the overall statewide winner, receiving an additional

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Advance Auto Parts and its Foundation Aim to Increase Diversity Among Automotive Technicians with $250,000 Commitment to Wake Tech Community College

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Advance Auto Parts Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts supplier, today announced a $200,000 commitment and partnership with Wake Technical Community College for a first-of-its-kind recruitment initiative aimed at increasing student diversity in the school’s automotive systems technology and collision repair programs. Additionally, the retailer, which operates as Advance Auto Parts, has committed $50,000 in funding to outfit the school’s tool rooms to support student learning.

In partnership with organizations such as Communities In Schools, Juntos (NC State) and North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals, funding

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