July 18, 2018
Since 2015, the New Car Dealers Foundation of BC has donated over $41,500 to support Vancouver Island University students.
Since inception of the awards, 21 students have been supported on their academic journeys. The New Car Dealers Foundation has two awards established with Vancouver Island University (VIU). One award is geared towards business students, and the other is for those in trades.
New Car Dealers of BC Foundation Award for Business Students
This award is available to continuing students in a Business program. Preferred applicants will be those who have an interest in a technical, accounting, management, sales or marketing career with the New Car Dealers of BC.
New Car Dealers of BC Foundation Award for Trades Students
This award is available to students in the Automotive Service Technician program, with preferred applicants participating in an Apprenticeship, and who have an interest in a career with the New Car Dealers of BC.
On July 11, 2018, the growing partnership between NCDA and VIU was celebrated by awarding students a collective $10,000. John Wynia, past Chairman of the New Car Dealers Foundation of BC, attended the awards presentation. Congratulations to Business Award recipients Alexis Bouma and Nicole Poulsen, and Trades Award recipients Kameron O’Keefe, Dylan Peach-Brown, and Ethan Aspin.
A special thank you to Janice Krall and Susie Cowell from VIU for arranging the event.