The Automotive Management Institute, together with Babcox Media, has named Benno Ceyer as recipient of the Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship. Ceyer is the owner of Weimer Machine/ Automotive Repair Specialists in Berwyn, Ill.
“I’m honored to be selected as the recipient of the Tom B. Babcox Scholarship. I’m a firm believer in continuing education and constantly seeking resources to further my education,”
Ceyer said. “With this generous scholarship I will learn improved business practices and share that knowledge with the next generation of technicians and business owners.”
Ceyer has more than 43 years experience in the automotive service industry and has been a shop owner for the past 35 years. He holds several ASE industry certifications and is currently working toward completing the necessary requirements to earn the Institute’s Accredited Automotive Manager (AAM) designation.
The Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship recognizes a management-oriented member of the Automotive Service Association. The recipient receives $1,000 to be applied toward expenses to attend educational sessions and view the latest repair technologies and equipment during the Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (CARS), to be hosted July 21-25 in Detroit, Mich.
Babcox Media is the parent company of Tire Review.