Scholarship Program

Auto Tech Inc offers a scholarship that is awarded to graduating seniors who will be pursuing a career in the automotive industry.

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  • Zachary Hoeger

    Intended Major - Diesel Mechanics

    Kirkwood Community College

  • Joshua Lansing

    Intended Major - Automotive Mechanics

    NICC - Peosta

  • Andrew O'Connell

    Intended Major - Agriculture Diesel Mechanics

    Kirkwood Community College

  • Derek Prier

    Intended Major - Auto Mechanics

    NICC - Peosta

  • Eric Heims

    Intended Major - Agriculture Power Technology

    Kirkwood Community College

  • Jared Hosch

    Intended Major - Diesel Mechanics

    NICC - Peosta

  • Jason Kroeger

    Intended Major - Automotive Collision Repair

    Kirkwood Community College

  • Austin Demmer

    Intended Major - Automotive Mechanic

    NICC - Peosta

Car Giveaway

Auto Tech partnered with the Wheels to Prosper Initiative to Give a Member of The Community a Reliable, Mechanically Sound Car to Help Them Get Back on Their Feet After Facing A Difficult Time

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2016 Recipient

Brittni Wendling

Brittni was born with a rare genetic condition that affects only 1 in 100,000 people.  It is a condition that affects all of her joints which makes everyday activities a challenge.  Through high school, she had endured multiple surgeries and therapy appointments but managed to keep a positive attitude and worked hard to maintain her 4.0 GPA and became Valedictorian of her class.

She went on to become an independent college student and faced a new world of challenges. She faced criticism from others head on with an open letter that inspired and advocated for many people with disabilities around the world. She became a symbol of what is truly possible when you push yourself to succeed.

We were very honored to have met this remarkable young lady and wish her the best with everything the future has in store for her. 

2018 Recipient

Karol & Michaela Hoeger

Karol & Michaela Hoeger are a mother/daughter duo and each received multiple nominations from members throughout the community.  The last few years have been challenging for them as they had to overcome many obstacles with family, financials and health issues.  Even with the obstacles facing Karol & Michaela, they both continue to work in organizations that give back to families who are less fortunate and who are facing their own struggles.  They continue to give themselves to these families as they work towards starting things over from the ground up. 

Karol & Michaela both had vehicles that were totalled in accidents within a year of each other.  Financially it was difficult to replace both vehicles, so they shared one vehicle to get to work, church and doctor appointments.  Having an alternate vehicle will allow them the opportunities to continue to better not only their lives, but continue to make a difference in the lives of the families they work with each and every day.

We wish them nothing but the best in the years to come!