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News   August 13, 2018   by Adam Malik

Bestbuy announces two scholarship winners

Zachary Savoie

A pair of students pursuing education for a career in the automotive industry in Canada have been awarded fall scholarships from Bestbuy Distributors.

One $2,500 scholarship is going to Mark Bengert, who is enrolled in business administration at Red Deer College in Alberta in the fall. He is registered in the parts technician journeyman apprenticeship program and is employed by Heartland Auto & Industrial Supply, a Bestbuy member, in Stettler, Alta.

Zachary Savoie is the second recipient of $2,500. He will be attending École professionnelle de Saint-Hyacinthe in Quebec. His is enrolled in the mécanique automobile program and passionate about cars and is the son of Scott Cleroux, Canadian sales manager at Spectra Premium Industries.

Mark Bengert

“At Bestbuy Distributors we believe in encouraging the future leaders of our industry as they begin their post education journeys. Our goal is to support youth and strengthen longevity in the Canadian automotive market. We proudly congratulate Mark and Zachary for pursuing greater knowledge and wish them well in their studies,” said Jeff Van de Sande, president of Bestbuy Distributors.

On an ongoing basis, Bestbuy offers up to 2 scholarships, twice per year of $2,500 each to a daughter or son within the Bestbuy network. Candidates from Bestbuy members, their customers and vendors to Bestbuy are all eligible to apply.

The next period of scholarships will be available for the winter or spring semesters in 2019. Complete program details can be found at

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