Valued at more than $6,000, the annual scholarship gives two individuals the opportunity to participate in one of the most highly regarded leadership development programs available to the auto care industry’s next generation of leaders.
The initiative encourages more men and women to pursue viable careers in the skilled trades by partnering with technical training schools and offering scholarships, tuition reimbursement, creating apprenticeship and internship programs, job placement and continuing education opportunities.
Angelle Vanderwarf, senior and cheerleader at Beecher High School in Beecher, Ill., is a leader in the automotive technology program at the Kankakee Area Career Center. Her leadership has led to several career offers, and she was named a finalist in a national contest.
Icahn Automotive today unveiled renovated classrooms and hallways at Lincoln Technical Institute’s (Lincoln Tech) Philadelphia campus in an effort to invest in and support promising future automotive technicians.