Automotive Training Center Awards 2016 Scholarships – Warminster, PA Campus

Automotive Training Center (ATC), Warminster, has concluded its annual High School Senior Scholarship Competition for the 2016 high school graduating class and the winners have been chosen.

This year’s competition proved to be the most successful in Automotive Training Center’s history. Nearly 300 high school seniors participated in the competition between the three testing dates.

First Place – 100% Tuition Scholarship: Thimo Pujols-Ruiz

WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Timo Pujols Ruiz // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Timo Pujols Ruiz // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

The thirteen students with the highest test scores were invited back to ATC on April 20, 2016 to interview with the independent scholarship committee. The committee selected the five winners based on the interview process. The committee consisted of: Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia, Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne, Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan, Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura. and Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda.

The names and High Schools of this year’s winners are:  first place, 100% tuition scholarship, Thimo Pujols-Ruiz, Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech and Freedom HS; second place, 100% tuition scholarship, Thomas Daley, Ocean County Vo-Tech, Jackson, NJ and Jackson Liberty HS, third place, 50% tuition scholarship, Jacob Yeager, Ocean County Vo-Tech, Jackson, NJ and Toms River East HS; fourth place, 25% tuition scholarship, Jerry Dowdy, Gloucester County Institute of Technology; and fifth place, 25% tuition scholarship, Jonathan Figueroa, Williamstown HS.  The combined value of this year’s scholarships is over $100,000 based on the program chosen.

Second Place – 100% Tuition Scholarship: Thomas Daley
WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Thomas Daley // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Thomas Daley // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

Third Place – 50% Tuition Scholarship: Jacob Yeager
WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Jacob Yeager // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Jacob Yeager // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

Fourth Place – 25% Tuition Scholarship: Jerry Dowdy
WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Jerry Dowdy // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Jerry Dowdy // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

Fifth Place – 25% Tuition Scholarship: Jonathan Figueroa
WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Timo Pujols Ruiz // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura

WARMINSTER CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Scott Wister, Service Director, John Kennedy Ford Mazda // Maggie O’Neil, Insurance Agent, O’Neil Nissan // Jonathan Figueroa // Mary-Lynn Alvarino, Director of Operations, Automobile Dealer’s Association of Greater Philadelphia // Jim Montella, Service Manager, Team Toyota Langhorne // Steve Pulli, Service Manager, Davis Acura