Leesburg,Virginia -- April 30, 2017 -- The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has announced the recipients of the WIN College Student Tuition and Conference Scholarship Award. This award is presented to students enrolled in a post-secondary collision repair technology program. Each scholarship recipient will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship to continue their post-secondary education in collision repair, a one-year WIN Membership and 2017 WIN Educational Conference registration fee to include travel.
Chelsie Golden attends Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Cars have always been a passion of Golden’s and she grew up watching her dad do bodywork. Her ultimate goal is to open her own shop.
Miranda Herron attends North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville, Georgia. She is studying to be a skilled artist of automobile rectification and a master of image repair. Herron would like to start her career working in a shop, learning as much as possible, but eventually own her own collision shop.
Vicky Lambert attends Lake Tech College in Eustis, Floria. Before studying auto collision repair, Lambert served in the US Air Force. Lambert’s long-term goal is to manage a body shop. She believes that auto collision repair is her career because there are so many different jobs to be done and so many opportunities for advancement and skill development.
Linda Myers attends Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Knoxville, Tennesse. A member of the US Air Force for over 20 years before retiring, Myers has now completed her first trimester of the 16 month course, passed two ASE tests and holds a 4.0 GPA. She was also selected to attend the April SkillsUSA State competition in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her immediate goals are to pass the next three ASE tests and hone her repair and refinishing skills. Long term, she would like to find her niche in collision repair.
Jade Wasson attends Spokane Community College in Spokane, Washington. She was drawn to the collision industry by her overall passion for cars and is currently the only female in her class. Wasson’s future goal is to do what she loves in a shop that values her.
In addition to tuition scholarships, recipients will have the opportunity to be mentored by a Most Influential Women (MIW) Honouree or a member of the WIN Board of Directors. The MIW and Scholarship awards will be presented during the 2017 WIN Educational Conference being held May 8 to 10, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Scholarship winners attending Conference will have the opportunity to meet their mentors at that time.
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