Chris Peterson & Christopher Thompson
Two Northland automotive students receive scholarships from
Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP-MN)
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.- Northland Community & Technical College and AASP-MN are pleased to announce that two Northland automotive service technology students will receive $1000 scholarships. Chris Peterson, of Red Lake Falls, Minn. and Christopher Thompson, of Trail, Minn. are the recipients of the $1000 scholarships from AASP-MN.
Students from 14 different schools applied for the scholarships that were available to students entering their second year of a NATEF-certified automotive program. A committee of industry representatives reviewed applications, with consideration given to scholastic achievement, education and career goals, financial need and written recommendations.
Northland’s automotive service technology program prepares students to quickly and confidently enter the workforce as automotive service technicians. The automotive service technician is a person working in an exciting and rapidly changing industry. Students in this program will receive training in the many service and diagnostic procedures necessary to maintain our Nation on wheels. Students are trained in modern laboratories equipped with current service and testing equipment by knowledgeable faculty with years of experience.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers, Minnesota (AASP-MN) is an association of nearly 650 independently-owned collision repair, automotive service, and industry supplier businesses dedicated to improving the state's automotive service industry and the success of its members. More information about automotive scholarship opportunities can be found at http://www.automotivescholarships.com/.