CARS of WI Scholarship
by CARS of Wisconsin
The Cars of Wisconsin Scholarship Committee announced
the winners of three scholarships.
The Bob Hoffmann Memorial Scholarship
was established in the name of longtime member Bob Hoffman.
Bob was a board member for many years. During his time
he served as CARS President from 1990-1991 and 1991-1992.
He was employed with Rhinelander Auto Salvage and LKQSmart
Parts. He designed and implemented QRP and the QRP express
system. One of his final projects was designing and
helping with the implementation of the CARS Warranty
This years scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to Ryan
Ross (Badger Motors) who will be attending UW Stevens
Robert R Morrison Scholarship. On
behalf of the family of Robert R. Morrison, Concerned
Auto Recylers adminsters a $1,500 scholarship to a graduating
senior of a salvage yard owner or employee. Students
may choose to attend a college, university, technical
or trade school. The scholarship isawarded after the
student presents evidence of successful completion of
one semester and has enrolled in as second semester.
This year the scholarship was awarded to Jacob Novak
(Norb’s Salvage) who will be attending Northwestern
Cheryl A Rastia Memorial Scholarship
is offered to salvage yard owners, employees and their
families to assist in continuing education. Cheryl Rastia
worked for over 30 years in the industry and served
as the Executive Secretary for CARS from 1990 until
2002 when she lost her courageous battle with cancer.
Four scholarships for $500 each were awarded to the
• Danica Duellman (Elmer’s Auto Salvage), attending
• Kari Strandberg (Strandberg Auto), attending University
of North Dakota
• Katie Garrity (Bay Auto), attending Carroll University
• Carissa Vruwink (TJ’s Auto), attending UW Eau Claire
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