Bestbuy Awards $2500 Scholarships for Fall 2018

August 7, 2018 – Bestbuy Distributors Limited is proud to award two Fall scholarships for students pursuing education for a career in the Canadian automotive industry.

Mark Bengert is a $2500 recipient who will be attending Red Deer College this fall enrolled in Business Administration. Mark is currently registered in the Parts Technician Journeyman apprenticeship program and is employed at Bestbuy member location Heartland Auto & Industrial Supply in Stettler, Alberta. Mark is pursuing the combination of a Business Administration Diploma and Journeyman Certificate, solidifying a future career in the automotive industry.

The other $2500 recipient is Zachary Savoie who will be attending École professionnelle de Saint-Hyacinthe enrolled in the mécanique automobile program. Zachary is passionate about cars and is the son of Scott Cleroux, Canadian Sales Manager at Spectra Premium Industries.

Mark Bengert
Zachary Savoie

“At Bestbuy Distributors we believe in encouraging the future leaders of our industry as they begin their post education journeys. Our goal is to support youth and strengthen longevity in the Canadian automotive market. We proudly congratulate Mark and Zachary for pursuing greater knowledge and wish them well in their studies,” said Jeff Van de Sande, president of Bestbuy Distributors.

On an ongoing basis, Bestbuy offers up to 2 scholarships, twice per year of $2,500 each to a daughter or son within the Bestbuy network. Candidates from Bestbuy members, their customers and vendors to Bestbuy are all eligible to apply.

The next period of scholarships will be available for the winter or spring semesters in 2019. Complete program details can be found here.