Standard Motor Products, Inc. Announces $5,000 TechSmart Scholarship Winner
Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) has selected the winner of its “Are You TechSmart?” scholarship search. Marcos Gutierrez of Oakland, California, enrolled in the automotive technology program at Chabot College, will receive the $5,000 scholarship to use toward his education.
Gutierrez was chosen from a field of student applicants from 31 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Each applicant was judged on relevancy, creativity and thoughtfulness in regards to the automotive industry by TechSmart technician John Filippone, master technician and owner of Piedmont Tire and Auto.
“With the ‘Are You TechSmart?’ scholarship search, we were looking for a student who embodies the characteristics of the TechSmart brand, someone who is passionate about technical advances, innovation and meeting the challenges of automotive technology,” said Phil Hutchens, vice president of Engine Management Marketing at SMP.