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Auctions Bring in Nearly $57,000 for SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund

Dozens of Sponsors Take Part in Ford Mustang Build and Ed Pink Engine Project

Two projects have brought nearly $57,000 to the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive leaders and innovators. Proceeds from two auctions will help provide assistance to university, college and trade-school students seeking careers in the automotive industry. The SEMA Mustang Build—Powered by Women and a custom engine to be built by Ed Pink Racing Engines were sold on eBay through Auction Cause, with parts and labor supplied by dozens of automotive businesses.

2012 SEMA Show Exhibitor Applications Available

While submissions are accepted any time before the Show (October 30–November 2), manufacturers that return their ESRAs with deposits by April 27 will have greater opportunities to collaborate with Show organizers and participate in the Priority Booth Selection Process. The selection process is the first opportunity exhibitors have to select the actual location of their SEMA Show booths.

SEMA Scholarship Winner David Arnouts Offers Advice for Students

SEMA's Education Institute (SEI) recently interviewed 2010 SEMA
Memorial Scholarship Fund recipient David Arnouts, who is currently
working at Autoweek as associate editor. Arnouts shared some thoughts
about what fuels his enthusiasm for motorsports and provided advice for
students applying for scholarships and for those just beginning a career
in the automotive industry.  

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