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For Immediate Release
Contact: John Lanctot
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Federated Car Care Scholarship Awarded to Delaware Student

STAUNTON, Virginia, August 28, 2017 - Erica VanVessen of Felton, Delaware has been awarded a Federated Car Care scholarship. The Federated Car Care scholarship program is funded by Fisher Auto Parts and administered by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation in memory of the late Art Fisher, founder of Federated Auto Parts.

“We want to congratulate Erica VanVessen on this well-deserved honor,” said Bo Fisher, CEO of Fisher Auto Parts and chairman of Federated Auto Parts. “She is an exemplary student who is motivated and actively involved in the community. We wish her great success as she continues her college studies and pursues a rewarding career in the auto care industry.”

Federated Car Care scholarships are awarded to the employees or children of Federated Car Care Center members. To be considered, applicants must meet the criteria outlined in the Federated section of the foundation’s Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website and must name Federated in the sponsor section of their completed application. 

As an added bonus to scholarship candidates, each application is considered for all scholarships listed on where the qualifications are met. Due to her outstanding credentials, VanVessen was also awarded a scholarship funded by the Breslow Foundation.

About the University of the Aftermarket Foundation
Since 1986, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has funded millions of dollars of scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket work force. The foundation encourages industry support, including donations for the purpose of honoring or memorializing individuals or otherwise recognizing special events, to help ensure the continued availability of training and education that strengthen the industry. For more information about the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, visit

About Federated
Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced counterpeople who are knowledgeable in today's evolving automotive technology. For more information, visit

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