RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC. Three students have been named recipients of scholarships from the Larry W. McCurdy Memorial Scholarship Fund.
The McCurdy scholarship recipients were selected from this year’s applicants at the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship website, www.AutomotiveScholarships.com.
Each student will receive a $2,500 award for the 2011-2012 academic year. The recipients are:
Daniel Lind, Maudlin, SC a graduate student in the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, pursuing his master’s degree in automotive engineering and his certificate in technology entrepreneurship.
Kenneth Marvel, Manheim, PA a sophomore at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, seeking a bachelor’s degree in automotive technology management and an additional credential in motorsports.
Jose Sera, Miami Lakes, FL a freshman entering the University of Florida to study automotive engineering.
Affinia Group Inc. established the Larry W. McCurdy Memorial Scholarship Fund within the University of the Aftermarket Foundation to honor McCurdy, chairman of the board of Affinia Group Inc., who passed away in August 2010.
The fund will award three $2,500 scholarships per year to students in four-year programs preparing for aftermarket careers in engineering, business, accounting or other professional positions.
For more information on the Larry W. McCurdy Memorial Scholarship Fund and the GAAS scholarship program, visit www.AutomotiveScholarships.com.
The annual two-day Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium brings together industry leaders and experts to examine the issues and trends affecting the automotive aftermarket and influencing its future. Proceeds from the event are used to fund the GAAS Scholarship program.