The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) is delighted to announce that Zahid Alejandro, an Automotive student at Brookdale Community College, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the Fall 2023 semester. The scholarship aims to support and encourage students pursuing higher education in the automotive field while fostering an appreciation for AACA and automotive history. 

The prestigious scholarship was presented to Alejandro during an event held on Friday, May 19, 2023, at TK’s Ice Cream in Cream Ridge, NJ. The award ceremony was attended by members of AACA, including President Jimmy Spence, along with representatives from Brookdale Community College. 

“We are thrilled to award the $1,000 scholarship to Zahid Alejandro,” said Spence. “We are confident that Zahid’s dedication and talent will contribute greatly to the future of the industry.” 

Alejandro, a dedicated and deserving student, was nominated for the scholarship by a faculty member at Brookdale Community College, an accredited institution known for its automotive program. The scholarship will provide financial assistance to Alejandro as he continues his education and pursues his passion for the automotive industry. 

Zahid Alejandro expressed his gratitude and excitement upon receiving the scholarship. “I am honored to receive this scholarship from the Antique Automobile Club of America,” said Zahid. “This support will enable me to further my education and enhance my skills in the automotive field.” 

Through initiatives like this scholarship, the AACA is committed to supporting students and nurturing the next generation of automotive professionals.  

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Photo from Left to Right is and Jimmy Spence, Zahid Alejandro, Ryan Marlowe, and Doug Watt.