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2021 Scholarship Awardees

Each Student is the Recipient of a $5,000 CAR CAREERS Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year!
These awards represent more than $100,000 in support of careers in automotive technology.

Hear their Stories…….

Region 1: Sacramento & Northern California Region

Joshua Camungao: student at American River College

Julio Quintanilla: student at Solano Community College

Nikolai Hansen: student at Solano Community College

Jordan Rego: student at Universal Technical Institute

Region 2: Bay Area

Tristan Bush: student at De Anza College

Orlando Garcia: student at Merced College

Carlos Hernandez: student at Merced College

Region 3: Central Valley

Lars Luther: student at Cuesta College

Isaiah Knight: student at Fresno City College

Anthony Troglin: student at Fresno City College

Scott Sheffield: student at Fresno City College

Region 4: Southern California Region

Vincent Lagasca: student at Cypress College

Peter K. Welch Honorary Scholarship (receives an additional $5,000)

German Sanchez: student at East Los Angeles College

Chris Villalba: student at San Diego Miramar College

Timothy Neddersen: student at Irvine Valley College

Region 5: Los Angeles county

Student at Cypress College (name withheld at the request of student)

Greyson Garcia: student at Pasadena City College

John Villegas: student at Cypress College

Marcos Alvarez: student at Rio Hondo College

Ready to create your own unique video?  Heres how:

In your video, please:
  • Explain why the CNCDA’s Scholarship support is so important to you.
  • Tell us what school are you attending.
  • Share what inspired you to choose an auto tech career.
  • Talk about opportunities you hope to pursue in the Automotive Industry.
  • Thank the California New Car Dealers (CNCDA) Foundation for their support of your education through the scholarship/award.

Consider closing your video with a final thank you to the CNCDA for the impact that the scholarship has on your educational journey.

Video Tips: 

Record your digital video using your smartphone, digital camera, the Camera app on your PC, the QuickTime app on your Mac, etc.

If possible, record your video in landscape orientation (placing your device horizontally so the video is wider than it is tall).

If you are using a phone or digital camera, place the device on a stable surface or tripod during recording.

Record in a quiet location where you can be clearly heard.

Pick a location with good lighting – for example, do not sit with your back to a bright light or window.

If you have questions or would like help with your video, please contact
Danielle Whitmore – e: or p: 916.403.7942 

How to upload:

Max. file size: 50 MB.

Please note: By uploading a video via this form, you give your permission for use of your video in donor communications and other promotional campaigns, as a part of the CNCDA/SAI Scholarship Acceptance Form.

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