Edelbrock Announces 2008 Vic and Nancy
Edelbrock Employee Scholarship Fund Award Winners
TORRANCE, CA - Through the generosity of the employees of Edelbrock and a match by the Corporation, the Vic and Nancy Edelbrock Employee Scholarship Fund supports high school students with an automotive passion in local communities. Edelbrock is pleased to award as recipients of the 2008 Vic and Nancy Edelbrock Employee Scholarship Award to Torrance CA High School students Anthony Peterson and Angel Sanchez.
Anthony and Angel were announced by Edelbrock CEO, Vic Edelbrock along with daughter Christi Edelbrock and granddaughter Courtney Isom. Torrance Education Foundation members Pat Furey and Kevin O'Brien, Torrance Superintendent George Mannon, Principal John O'Brien and Auto Shop program instructor Adam Drace were all on hand in support of the award presentation. Each student received a $750.00 scholarship, an Edelbrock letterman jacket, personalized plaque and a copy of the book, Edelbrock: Made in USA, signed by the Edelbrock family.
Anthony Peterson and Angel Sanchez are top performers in their automotive class and will be continuing their automotive training at Universal Technical Institute (UTI).
"I want to thank Torrance High and Edelbrock for this scholarship and I will take advantage of this opportunity to work towards a rewarding career in the automotive field" states Anthony. When asked what his goals are for the future, Angel remarked "I love cars and I want to take this opportunity to learn as much as I can and build a career in the automotive industry".
Vic Edelbrock, Chairman and CEO of Edelbrock Corporation, commented "Now in its sixth year, this scholarship demonstrates Edelbrock's support of local high school automotive programs. The excitement level for this industry and the love of the automobile will be carried on in America by the efforts of young enthusiasts like Angel and Anthony. Edelbrock is proud to support their continued automotive education through our scholarship fund".
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Founded in 1938, Torrance-based Edelbrock, LLC is recognized as one of the nation's premier designers, manufacturers and distributors of performance replacement parts for the automotive and motorcycle after markets. For more information please visit us at www.edelbrock.com
Edelbrock, LLC opened its first green sand foundry in 1990 in order to fully control the quality of the castings. A brand new robotically-controlled permanent mold facility was opened in 2007. The Edelbrock Foundries are ISO 9001 registered, delivering modern production solutions for aluminum casting and Made in the USA quality.