Newport, NH—Justin Armstrong, a senior at Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center and Newport Middle and High School, has been named a recipient of the NHADA Foundation Automotive Technology Scholarship for $1,500.00. John Lambert of Lambert Auto Sales presented Justin with the award.
“Justin is currently one of my Teaching Assistants for not one, but two of my classes. Justin is also completing an internship at Newport Chevrolet Buick GMC. He demonstrates his knowledge and technical skills every day. Justin is able to show that he can follow mechanical and diagnostic procedures, as well as think outside of the box when things get tricky. He has great problem solving skills. He has a great attitude and is very respectful. I know, based on his work ethic and employability skills, that he will be very successful in college and in the industry.”
−Chris Harrington, Automotive Technology Instructor at Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center
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.
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.