Aug. 16, 2016—Mitchell 1 announced Monday that it named Paul Danenberg, an automotive student at the College of Southern Idaho, as the Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student during the 43rd annual North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT).
Danenberg was this year’s winner of the Mitchell 1 scholarship which recognizes one student each year for outstanding achievement in automotive technology and auto shop repair diagnostic.
Danenberg received a $2,500 scholarship, a check for $500 and roundtrip airfare and accommodations for himself and a guest to attend the NACAT conference.
“Mitchell 1 is proud to recognize Paul Danenberg for his outstanding achievement and strong dedication to pursuing educational excellence in the automotive technology field,” said Nick DiVerde, senior marketing director, Mitchell 1. “With Paul’s drive and enthusiasm for auto diagnostics and repair, we know he will one day accomplish his dreams.”
Danenberg will graduate in May 2017 with an applied science degree in automotive technology. When he is not in school, Danenberg works at Dennis Dillion GMC in Boise, Idaho. After graduation, Danenberg plans to continue to work at the dealership until he is able to purchase his own tools and gain experience to either open his own shop or start a diagnostics business.