Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Award $25,000 in Scholarships to Students!

by Deanna Collins Press Room

Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Award $25,000 in Scholarships to Students!

San Antonio, TX — The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance is excited to announce 25 student winners across North America for the Alliance Scholarship program.  Each scholarship is valued at $1,000. 

These scholarship opportunities were open to all Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper employees and their children across the distribution chain including affiliated Warehouse Distributors, Jobbers, and Certified Service Center members. 

Among this year’s winners, Nicholas Walsh of Somonauk, IL was also awarded the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship, offered in conjunction with the Auto-Wares Group of Companies, is given to a worthy student to commemorate the life of Frank V. Maggio, and to continue Frank’s legacy of honesty, trustworthiness, and continual pursuit of excellence through education.  Mr. Maggio was an employee of Auto-Wares Group of Companies who believed in the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Certified Service Center program, knowing that partnering with his customers would lead to mutual success.  Walsh is currently a Service Technician at C.A.W. Auto, a Bumper to Bumper Certified Service Center, and has been accepted to Southern Illinois University to pursue Automotive Technology.

“Frank V. Maggio was known for providing exceptional customer service and exceeding his customer’s expectations,” says Shelly Miller, Director of Corporate Sales Development at Auto-Wares Group of Companies.  “As a Bumper to Bumper Service Technician, Nicholas Walsh is a deserving, top ranking applicant of the 2018 Frank V. Maggio Memorial Scholarship.”

The Alliance Scholarship program was developed in 2001 and has given away nearly $1 million in scholarships to deserving students.  Annually, the Alliance encourages continuing education within the membership and believes in supporting the next workforce generation achieve their educational goals.    


Student Name


Degree Major/ Course of Study

Warehouse Distributor

Aleksandr Trunov

Onondaga Community College

Automotive Technology

Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.

Bailey Kristjanson

Concordia College, Moorhead


Automotive Parts Headquarters

Brittney Moore

Northern Michigan University


Auto-Wares Group of Companies

Carly Godwin

Mercer University


Tri-States Automotive Warehouse, Inc.

Christian Lane Grauberger

United States Air Force Academy


White Brothers Warehouse

Daniel Kozub

Harper College

GM Automotive

Auto-Wares Group of Companies

Erica Dykstra

Davenport University

Medical Assisting

Auto-Wares Group of Companies

Ethan Gifford

The University of Charleston


Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.

Jason Stegemann

Northwest Iowa Community College, Sheldon

Diesel Technology

Arnold Motor Supply

Jhovani Anguiano Jimeenz

San Francisco State University

Business Administration

Trimon Inc.

Jonathan Adley

Central Maine Community College


Carparts Distribution Center, Inc.

Jordan Looney

Arkansas Tech University

Psychology/Criminal Justice

Parts Warehouse

Joshua Roos

University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Norwood Motor Parts

Josiah Johnson

Hillsdale College


Arnold Motor Supply

Kyara Wondra

Emporia State University


Jobbers Automotive Warehouse, Inc.

Matthew Winter

University of Manitoba

Civil Engineering

Piston Ring Service Supply

Megan Gelowitz

University of Regina

Social Work

Auto Electric Service

Nicholas Walsh

Southern Illinois University

Automotive Technology

Auto-Wares Group of Companies

Nicole Lauck

South Dakota State University

Elementary Education

Arnold Motor Supply

Olivia Bures

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Agricultural Engineering

Arnold Motor Supply

Sean Connolly

University of Florida

Business Management

Tri-States Automotive Warehouse, Inc.

Skylor Rice

Iowa Central Community College

Diesel Technology

Arnold Motor Supply

Slaton Brown

NC State University

Turfgrass Science

Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.

Sunni Ebnet

St. Cloud State

Business Management and Accounting

Automotive Parts Headquarters

Tanner Stevens

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Auto-Wares Group of Companies


Media Contact

Sarah Chavey
Marketing Coordinator
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
Office: 210-408-4309