Auto show scholarship recipients announced


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Posted Online: Feb. 08, 2013, 10:32 am
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Press release submitted by Carol Slaughter

AUTO SHOW TOPS $205,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

$24,000 in Scholarship Money Given at Premier Night at the Iowa Illinois RegionalAuto Show.

(Davenport) The Community Foundation of the Great River Bend is pleased toannounce the 2013 recipients of the Iowa/Illinois Regional Auto ShowScholarships:

Alexandra Gustafson: Galva High School, Recommended by Gustafson Ford,Kewanee, IL Alexandra was awarded $4,000

Katherine Hopkins: Davenport Central High School, Recommended by Lujack'sNorthpark Auto Plaza Katherine was awarded $4,000

Jonelle Humphrey: Galva High School, Recommended by Sexton Ford Jonelle wasawarded $4,000

Madison Ruge: Bettendorf High School, Recommended by Zimmerman Honda Madison was awarded $4,000

Alex Timmerman: Bettendorf High School, Recommended by Rotman MotorCompany, Maquoketa, IA Benjamin was awarded $4,000

Jacob Arnold: Annawan High School, Jacob was the winner for the technical schoolaward and was awarded $5,000

The Auto Show has given to date over $230,000 in scholarships to 81 area students.Proceeds from the Auto Show support the Scholarship Fund. A special presentation of$8,000 was made by the Quad City Times to be deposited to the scholarship fund fromsales efforts of the Auto Show Special Supplement. Sponsors of the Premier include: IHMississippi Valley Credit Union, Automated Data Processing, S & S Automotive, TheGreater Quad City Auto Auction and Enterprise Car Rental.

















 




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