Ed. Foundation Announces Student of the Year Honoree
Oct. 23, 2019—The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) has selected the winner of its “Collision Student of the Year” award.
The winning students are currently studying collision repair and were nominated by their collision instructor.
This year’s recipient is Samantha Welch, a high school senior studying collision repair at Greater Southern Tier BOCES Coopers Education Center in Painted Post, N.Y. Samantha was nominated by her instructor Brian McDonnell. Both the winner and her instructor will receive a trip to SEMA 2019, during which the pair will be honored at the Education Foundation’s evening reception on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
CREF also announced two individuals who were runners up for the 2019 Student of the Year award. The runners up include:
- • Kassidy Nixon, Central Carolina Community College, Sanford, N.C.
- • Zachary Royer, Greene County Career & Technology Center, Waynesburg, Pa.