NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announced today that it has selected the winners of its Intermotor® Import Leader Automotive Scholarship Contest. Froylin Flores of Grandview, WA and Cody Whitten of Clearfield, UT will each receive $5,000 for their continuing automotive education.
Mr. Flores and Mr. Whitten were chosen from a field of more than 425 student applicants from 41 states. Each applicant had to submit a current photograph and answers to an online questionnaire to be eligible to win. Intermotor® appointed an independent judge to evaluate applicants' answers based on relevance, creativity and thoughtfulness relating to the automotive import industry.
"SMP is proud to recognize up-and-coming technicians who exemplify Intermotor's quest for import excellence," said Phil Hutchens, Vice President Engine Management Marketing, SMP. "Investing in the future of the industry through our scholarship programs is one of the most rewarding and important parts of our business."
Intermotor® is a trusted manufacturer of import engine management parts and has long been recognized as a leader in the import market abroad. The Intermotor® brand has built its reputation by engineering and distributing a full line of genuine import parts that are unrivalled for quality, coverage, and fit, form, and function. For more information, visit www.IntermotorImport.com.
SMP supplies independent professional auto technicians and automotive do-it-yourselfers with high quality replacement parts for engine management ignition, emission and fuel systems as well as temperature control products for domestic and import cars and light trucks. SMP products are sold through both traditional and non-traditional distribution channels. For more information, download the SMP® Parts mobile App or, visit www.smpcorp.com.
SOURCE Standard Motor Products, Inc.