Past Recipients

Robert L. O’Connor Memorial Scholarship

  • 2017: Jessica Howey, Doug’s Service Center, Topeka, KS
  • 2016: Alberto Hernandez, Wheat State Automotive, Wichita, KS
  • 2015: Heather Schorr, Schorr Transmission & Auto, Independence, MO

Technical Scholarship

  • 2017: Timothy Ratcliff, Craig’s Auto Repair, Chariton, IA
  • 2016: Angelo Diamantopoulos, Advanced Auto Electric, Dracut, MA

Dave Decourcey NEXT GENERATION Scholarship

  • 2017: Yosef Rex, Direct Drive Diagnostic Center, Brooklyn, NY

Best Website

  • 2017: E & M Motors – Stuart, Florida
  • 2016: After Hours Auto Repair – Wichita, Kansas

Service Facility of the Year

  • 2017: inMOTION Auto Care – Lincoln, Nebraska – Owners: Sherri Stock and Jared Pike
  • 2016: Team One Automotive – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma – Owners: Nathan Hayes and Larry Grimm
  • 2015: After Hours Auto Repair – Wichita, Kansas – Owners: Mark and Summer Guerrero
  • 2014: Menke’s Auto Repair – Newburgh, Indiana – Owner: Vernie Menke
  • 2013: Chumbley’s Auto Care – Indianola, Iowa – Owner: Tim Davison
  • 2012: Westside Auto Pros – Des Moines, Iowa – Owner: Ron Haugen
  • 2011: Wornall Automotive – Kansas City, Missouri – Owner: Ron Klapmeyer
  • 2010: I-70 Auto Service – Kansas City, Missouri – Owner: Joe Sevart
  • 2009: Aasby Auto & Brake – Springfield, Missouri – Owner: Doug Aasby
  • 2008: U.S. Automotive – Springfield, Missouri – Owner: Terry Hyden
  • 2007: All Star Automotive – Columbia, Missouri – Owner: Robert Buchheit
  • 2006: S&S Service Center – Kansas City, Missouri – Owner: Jerry Holcom
  • 2005: The Auto Clinic – Kansas City, Missouri – Owner: Gene Fellows
  • 2004: Rick’s Automotive – Springfield, Missouri – Owner: Rick Hughlett
  • 2004: Ben’s Auto Body – Mexico, Missouri – Owner: Ben Steinman

Educator of the Year

  • 2017: Bill Lieb, Career and Technology Center at Fort Osage, Independence, MO
  • 2016: Jeff Curtis, Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham, WA

President’s Award

  • 2017: Rick Tyner, Viper Tradeshow Services, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 2016: Jeremy O’Neal, Advisorfix, Hesperia, California

Green Star Facilities

  • Shops have met a high standard of environmental practices. Click here to see a full
    listings of shops awarded the green star designation.