Honda Awards $36,000 To Three Collision Schools Through Collision Repair Education Foundation

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – November 18, 2016 – Honda has awarded $36,000 in grants to three schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. These schools are part of Honda’s Professional Automotive Career Training Program (“PACT”) designed to provide students with real world automotive repair education and training.  These funds will help fulfill a wish list of needed tools, equipment, and supplies for the collision programs at these schools. The following schools are recipients of the award made possible by the Ultimate Collision Education Makeover grant:

Cerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
Fayetteville Technical Community College (Fayetteville, NC)
Ranken Technical College (St. Louis, MO)

"American Honda is proud to support the Collision Repair Education Foundation's efforts to provide resources for deserving collision repair schools nationwide," said Tammy Elliot, Assistant Vice President of Service Marketing & Operations for American Honda. "We're especially proud that three of our PACT schools were grant recipients. The tools and equipment they acquire through these grants will help guarantee that their graduates have the skills needed to repair today's cars."

For additional information about the Honda PACT program, visit Collision industry businesses interested in joining the Collision Repair Education Foundation in supporting high school and college collision school programs should contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at 847-463-5244. Industry businesses can learn more information about the organization and make a donation online by visiting

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