Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Awards $25,000 in Scholarships to Students

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Awards $25,000 in Scholarships to Students

The scholarship opportunities were open to all Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper employees and their children across the distribution chain, including affiliated warehouse distributors, jobbers and Certified Service Center members.

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance announced 25 student winners across North America for the Alliance Scholarship program.

Each scholarship is valued at $1,000.

The scholarship opportunities were open to all Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper employees and their children across the distribution chain, including affiliated warehouse distributors, jobbers and Certified Service Center members.

Among this year’s winners, Nicholas Walsh of Somonauk, Illinois, also was awarded the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship, offered in conjunction with the Auto-Wares Group of Companies, is given to a worthy student to commemorate the life of Frank V. Maggio, and to continue Maggio’s legacy of honesty, trustworthiness and continual pursuit of excellence through education. Maggio was an employee of Auto-Wares Group of Companies who believed in the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Certified Service Center program, knowing that partnering with his customers would lead to mutual success. Walsh is currently a Service Technician at C.A.W. Auto, a Bumper to Bumper Certified Service Center, and has been accepted to Southern Illinois University to pursue Automotive Technology.

“Frank V. Maggio was known for providing exceptional customer service and exceeding his customer’s expectations,” says Shelly Miller, director of corporate sales development at Auto-Wares Group of Companies. “As a Bumper to Bumper service technician, Nicholas Walsh is a deserving, top ranking applicant of the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship.”

The Alliance Scholarship program was developed in 2001 and has given away nearly $1 million in scholarships to deserving students. For more information on our continuing education scholarship program go to or

Student NameCollegeDegree Major/ Course of StudyWarehouse Distributor
Aleksandr TrunovOnondaga Community CollegeAutomotive TechnologyHahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
Bailey KristjansonConcordia College, MoorheadNursingAutomotive Parts Headquarters
Brittney MooreNorthern Michigan UniversityBiologyAuto-Wares Group of Companies
Carly GodwinMercer UniversityBiologyTri-States Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
Christian Lane GraubergerUnited States Air Force AcademyEngineeringWhite Brothers Warehouse
Daniel KozubHarper CollegeGM AutomotiveAuto-Wares Group of Companies
Erica DykstraDavenport UniversityMedical AssistingAuto-Wares Group of Companies
Ethan GiffordThe University of CharlestonBusinessHahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
Jason StegemannNorthwest Iowa Community College, SheldonDiesel TechnologyArnold Motor Supply
Jhovani Anguiano JimeenzSan Francisco State UniversityBusiness AdministrationTrimon Inc.
Jonathan AdleyCentral Maine Community CollegeAutomotiveCarparts Distribution Center, Inc.
Jordan LooneyArkansas Tech UniversityPsychology/Criminal JusticeParts Warehouse
Joshua RoosUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstMarketingNorwood Motor Parts
Josiah JohnsonHillsdale CollegePoliticsArnold Motor Supply
Kyara WondraEmporia State UniversityEnglishJobbers Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
Matthew WinterUniversity of ManitobaCivil EngineeringPiston Ring Service Supply
Megan GelowitzUniversity of ReginaSocial WorkAuto Electric Service
Nicholas WalshSouthern Illinois UniversityAutomotive TechnologyAuto-Wares Group of Companies
Nicole LauckSouth Dakota State UniversityElementary EducationArnold Motor Supply
Olivia BuresUniversity of Nebraska, LincolnAgricultural EngineeringArnold Motor Supply
Sean ConnollyUniversity of FloridaBusiness ManagementTri-States Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
Skylor RiceIowa Central Community CollegeDiesel TechnologyArnold Motor Supply
Slaton BrownNC State UniversityTurfgrass ScienceHahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
Sunni EbnetSt. Cloud StateBusiness Management and AccountingAutomotive Parts Headquarters
Tanner StevensUniversity of Michigan, Ann ArborEconomicsAuto-Wares Group of Companies

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