Automotive Training Center (ATC), Warminster, has concluded its annual High School Senior Scholarship Competition for the 2017 high school graduating class and the winners have been chosen.
This year’s competition proved to be the most successful in Automotive Training Center’s history. Nearly 300 high school seniors participated in the competition between the three testing dates.
FIRST PLACE – 100% TUITION SCHOLARSHIP: MATTHEW AFFLECK
The thirteen students with the highest test scores were invited back to ATC on April 25, 2017 to interview with the independent scholarship committee. The committee selected the five winners based on the interview process. The committee consisted of: Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia, Dave Rogers, Fixed Operations Manager, Piazza Management Company, Merray Harris, Dealer Principal, KIA of Lansdale, Chris Oyer, Service Director, Sussman Automotive, Marco Maldonado, Service Operations Director, Piazza Honda of Reading and Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota.
The names and High Schools of this year’s winners are: first place, 100% tuition scholarship, Matthew Affleck, Bishop McDevitt High School; second place, 100% tuition scholarship, Matthew Songhurst, Seneca High School, third place, 50% tuition scholarship, Zachary Thomasson,West Deptford High School; fourth place, 25% tuition scholarship, John Lewis, Hopewell Valley Regional High School; and fifth place, 25% tuition scholarship, Christian Feggins, Swenson Arts and Technology High School. The combined value of this year’s scholarships is over $100,000 based on the program chosen.