Silver’s family says the scholarship is designed to help remove financial barriers for students studying collision repair.
In celebration of Hester’s 45-year career in the automotive and tire industry, ASTA raised $37,000 to establish the Reece Hester ASTA Strive for Excellence Scholarship.
A live auction will be held during the 2023 Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
This year, the group is distributing 96 awards worth $300,000 in both cash scholarships and starter tool sets.
The new foundation also has established a scholarship for female high school seniors pursuing a degree in STEM areas.
Applications for the 2022-’23 program will be accepted through Friday, October 28, 2022.
A total of 14 winners were announced in the 2022 scholarship competition.
This year, 10 scholarships were given in the name of Frank Buonanno, the founder of Black Horse Garage in Bridgeport, CT.
Presented by the ASE Education Foundation, two honorees received scholarships in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement.
Battle Scarred Motorsports provides veterans and first responders a once-in-a-lifetime motorsports experience.
Administered by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, the scholarships are awarded in memory of the late founder of Federated Auto Parts.
A record-setting $731,350 in scholarships was provided for the upcoming school year.