NHADA Jun 3, 2019 8:43:10 AM 3 min read

3 Salem Students are Awarded Automotive Technology Scholarships

Salem, NH—Karissa Gagnon, a senior at Salem High School, has been named a recipient of the NHADA Foundation/McGovern Auto Group Automotive Technology Scholarship for $3,000.00. She will be attending Manchester Community College as a first year student this fall of 2019 and will be enrolled in the Subaru program.

William Aloise II and Ryan Murray, also seniors at Salem High School, have been named recipients of an NHADA Foundation Automotive Technology Scholarship for $1,500.00 each.

“If these students maintain the same level of dedication towards their automotive education and career as they have so far, the skills gap here in New Hampshire will be closer to being closed, and three more automotive-related job openings will be filled.”

− Mathew McCarthy and Joseph Liebke, Automotive Technology Instructors at Salem High School



The New Hampshire Automotive Education Foundation (NHAEF), in conjunction with the New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association (NHADA), offers scholarships for New Hampshire students pursuing a career in Automotive Technology at any of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) Automotive Technology programs: White Mountains Community College (WMCC), Lakes Region Community College (LRCC), Manchester Community College (MCC), Nashua Community College (NCC), and Great Bay Community College (GBCC).

About the NHADA Foundation

The NHADA Foundation works to strengthen the level of Automotive Technology education in New Hampshire by providing a link between the dealer community and local high school Automotive programs. This partnership facilitates scholarship programs, tool and equipment donations, job shadowing, and part-time and full-time work opportunities. In addition, the Education Foundation assists high school Automotive Technology programs in achieving NATEF and AYES national industry certifications.

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To improve members' productivity, profit, and professionalism through a better-educated and well-trained workforce. Over the years, the NHADA Foundation has forged strong partnerships between the retail motor vehicle industry, the State's educational institutions, and motor vehicle manufacturers. educational institutions, and motor vehicle manufacturers.