Cypress College students dominated the award process for scholarships recently presented by the California New Car Dealers Association Scholarship Foundation. Forty four Cypress College students received $30,300 in scholarships from the CNCDA, roughly half of the total funds. An amazing 56% of CNCDA scholarships in Orange County and 42% of their awards across the entire state were presented to Cypress College Automotive Technology students.
Student Alejandro Garcia Rodriguez was selected as the Peter Welch Scholarship winner, a honor for the student the selection committee thought was the best overall applicant.
The industry group made the selections earlier this month:
For the 2014-2015 school year, the California New Car Dealers Scholarship Foundation has awarded scholarships to 106 California students enrolled in post-secondary automotive technology or automotive management programs totaling $73,641. Since 1995, the Scholarship Foundation has awarded a total of $620,491 in scholarships.