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News   May 25, 2015   by Auto Service World

Dayco Announces Scholarship Recipients

#aftermarket – The Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship (GAAS) Fund has announced the two recipients of $1,000 scholarships provided by funding from Dayco.

Dayco established its scholarships through the GAAS Scholarships in memory of its late president Don Bethune and Gerald Bugenhagen, its former North Eastern regional sales manager, both of whom died in 2012.

Wesley Wilson of Loveland, Colo., who plans to attend Front Range Community College’s automotive technology program, is the recipient of the 2015 Don Bethune Memorial Scholarship. James Winkles of Pine Mountain, Ga., who plans to attend Southern Polytechnic State University’s mechanical engineering technology program, is the 2015 Gerald Bugenhagen Memorial Scholarship recipient.

“These scholarships are a fitting tribute to Don and Gerald and a memorial to their contributions to the automotive aftermarket,” said Ed Rammel, president, Dayco North American and Australian Aftermarket. “We are pleased to help these two deserving candidate pursue their education and their aftermarket careers.”

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