University of the Aftermarket Foundation Announces 2015 Art Fisher Memorial Scholarship Recipients -

University of the Aftermarket Foundation Announces 2015 Art Fisher Memorial Scholarship Recipients

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation today announced the recipients of the Art Fisher Memorial Scholarships.

Three students received $2,500 awards:

Salman Mirza of Holly, Mich.: attending Southern Illinois University in automotive technology, College of Applied Sciences and Arts
Charles Schifone of Avon, Mass.: attending Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in the automotive technology program
Perla Veloz of Bakersfield, Calif.: attending Ferris State University in the automotive engineering technology program
Ten students were awarded $1,000 scholarships:

Casey Alvarez of Purcellville, Va.: attending Wake Technical College in the diesel heavy equipment and transport technology program
Jordon Esselman of Chili, Wis.: attending Mid-State Technical College in the automotive technician program
Stephanie Garcia of Schuyler, Neb.: attending Southeast Community College in the GM Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP)
Cynthia Jones of Tyler, Texas: attending Tyler Junior College in the automotive technology program
Conner Kavanagh of Richwood, Ohio: attending the University of Northwestern Ohio in the automotive, diesel technology, agricultural/heavy machinery technology program
Richard Saeparn of Oakland, Calif.: attending the College of Alameda in the automotive program
Allison Sattgast of Portland, Ore.: attending Mt. Hood Community College in the automotive technology program
Kianna Silva of Santa Barbara, Calif.: attending Santa Barbara City College in the automotive service and technology program
Ryan Watz of Shelton, Wash.: attending Universal Technical Institute in the diesel technology program
Jonathan Weronski of East Concord, N.Y.: attending Alfred State College in the heavy equipment, truck and diesel technician program
Additional scholarship funding comes from industry contributions provided by individuals, companies and foundations.

About the Art Fisher Memorial Scholarship

The Art Fisher Memorial Scholarship honors the late industry leader, who served as CEO of Fisher Auto Parts and was the founder of Federated Auto Parts Distributors. Fisher began his career as a teacher and was a mentor and teacher to his employees and many others in the aftermarket. These scholarships pay tribute to his numerous contributions to the industry as well as his life-long love for education, and benefits students pursuing automotive aftermarket careers.

You May Also Like

ASCEF Awards Scholarships to 28 Aspiring Automotive Students

The board of trustees awarded 34 scholarships to 28 students for a total of $18,000.

The Automotive Service Councils Educational Foundation (ASCEF) announced that the board of trustees awarded 34 scholarships to 28 deserving students for a total of $18,500.

ASCEF scholarships have grown out of a single donation to fully funded scholarships in the name of past ASCCA members, past presidents or individuals whose influence and dedication to the automotive industry warranted recognition for all time.

SMP Releases 156 New Part Numbers in June

This latest release provides new coverage in 61 different product categories.

ASE to Sponsor U.S. Auto Tech National Championship

The qualifying round ends on July 31, 2023.

Advance Foundation Gifts $300K to Broward College

The Advance Auto Parts Foundation’s gift will fund $5,000 scholarships for 10 automotive students over the next two years.

Category Winners Named in TechForce’s Techs Rock Awards

Voting for the grand-prize winner is open through 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, June 16, 2023.

Other Posts

Tomorrow’s Tech, Continental Seek Outstanding Students

Instructors are encouraged to nominate their hard-working students for Continental’s Student of the Month program.

ASE Education Foundation, Goodguys Host Educational Seminar

Students, instructors and counselors learned about the variety of career paths available in hot rodding and automotive service. 

Standard Motor Products Releases 100+ New Part Numbers

New coverage introduced in 56 product categories, and 29 part numbers for 2022 and 2023 model-year vehicles.

UAF Scholarship Deadline This Friday March 31

Automotive and heavy duty scholarships are available.