High School Seniors Van Den Elzen & Flaatten Win WATDA / WCRP Scholarships

Posted on 3-02-2023

The Automobile Gallery & Event Center was honored to host Scholarship Signing Day for the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Foundation (WATDA) and Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals (WCRP) on February 15th.

Carmen Van Den Elzen from Ashwaubenon High School in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, and Ryan Flaatten from Stanley-Boyd High School in Stanley, Wisconsin, officially signed their WATDA / WCRP Scholarship acceptance letters at the Gallery.

Both are preparing to pursue careers in the automotive collision repair industry: Carmen will be attending Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and Ryan will attend Chippewa Valley Technical College, beginning with the fall semester of the 2023-2024 academic year. 

Each student’s scholarship package is valued up to $8,000 and also includes a set of Snap-on tools courtesy of Snap-on Inc.

“We are incredibly proud to partner with the Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals (WCRP) and help get more young people into noble collision repair careers.” said Brent Kindred, WATDA Foundation Vice President

The Automobile Gallery & Event Center is proud to support our young people and the great work of the WATDA and WCRP!