$5K awarded in America's Best scholarship program

Posted on September 13, 2011

Starter and alternator maker Delco Remy has endowed $5,000 in scholarships for this year's America's Best school bus maintenance competition.

The scholarship program provides financial assistance for qualifying school bus technicians and inspectors to attend the national competition, which is held annually by the National Association for Pupil Transportation.

This year's scholarship winners are Jack Defibaugh of Lewisburg, W.Va.; Jason Sharpe of Glen Allen, Va.; Dean Councilor of Traverse City, Mich.; and Joe Gushlaw of Adams, N.Y.

America's Best contestants come from all segments of the school bus maintenance industry and from many states and provinces. This year, the eighth annual competition will be hosted by the Texas Association of School Bus Technicians in San Antonio, Sept. 27-30.

For more information on America's Best, go to For more on Delco Remy, go to


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