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The Collector’s Foundation Provides Scholarships

posted May 23, 2005 in ACADEMICS

The Automotive Restoration department at McPherson College continues to receive national and international support for the unique education and experience it provides its students.

The Collector’s Foundation, founded by Hagerty Classic Insurance, provides a $20,000 annual scholarship for the benefit of four students enrolled in the four year Bachelor’s degree in automotive restoration.

According to Jonathan Klinger, director of automotive restoration development, an incoming freshman will receive a $5,000 scholarship as will a sophomore, a junior and a senior. The recipients for this fall are as follows: Incoming freshman, Edward Barr, Topeka, Kan.; sophomore Nathan Morris, Averill Park, New York; junior Seth Nawrocki, Macedon, New York, and senior Brian Martin, Buhler, Kan.

"Collectors Foundation is pleased to continue to support the high standards McPherson College sets for students in the Automotive Restoration Technology department. We are confident that the four students chosen to receive this year's awards will continue to honor a commitment to excellence expected of them by the college and by hobbyists," Bob Knechel, director of The Collector’s Foundation, said.

“The Collector's Foundation is a passionate advocate for car enthusiasts. Their ongoing gifts to fund student scholarships make a McPherson College auto restoration education more affordable for many students and thereby help continue the creation of future restoration professionals,” Ron Hovis, McPherson College president, said.

For further information please contact Jonathan Klinger at (620) 241-0742 ext. 1254.

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