Automotive Training Center Awards 2017 Scholarships – Exton, PA Campus

Automotive Training Center (ATC), Exton, has concluded its annual High School Senior Scholarship Competition for the 2017 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: Austin Saunders

EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Austin Saunders // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Austin Saunders // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

The thirteen students with the highest test scores were invited back to ATC on April 26, 2017 to interview with the independent scholarship committee. The committee selected the five winners based on the interview process. The committee consisted of:

Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director of the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia; Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru; Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick; Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington; Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo.

The names and high schools of this year’s winners are: first place, 100% tuition scholarship, Austin Saunders, Delcastle Technical High School; second place, 100% tuition scholarship, Nathaniel Eller, Newark High School; third place, 50% tuition scholarship, Patrick McLaughlin, Strath Haven High School; fourth place, 25% tuition scholarship, Ian Auberzinsky, Octorara High School; and fifth place, 25% tuition scholarship, Sean Knarr, Oley Valley High School. The combined value of this year’s scholarships is over $100,000 based on the program chosen.

Second Place – 100% Tuition Scholarship: Nathaniel Eller
EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Nathaniel Eller // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Nathaniel Eller // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

Third Place – 50% Tuition Scholarship: Patrick McLaughlin
EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Patrick McLaughlin // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Patrick McLaughlin // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

Fourth Place – 25% Tuition Scholarship: Ian Auberzinsky
EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Ian Auberzinsky // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Ian Auberzinsky // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru

Fifth Place – 25% Tuition Scholarship: Sean Knarr

EXTON CAMPUS – from Left to Right: Tom Lathbury, Service and Parts Director, Mercedes Benz of Wilmington // Steve Owens, Service Director, Keystone Volvo // Kevin Mazzucola, Executive Director, Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia // Sean Knarr // Chris Hellwarth, Service Manager, Acura of Limerick // Ed Murrin, Service Director, Rafferty Subaru