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A Letter from Danielle Silos, VCC Scholarship Winner

Dear Donor:  As a recipient of The Ed Coates Memorial Foundation Scholarship at Vancouver Community College, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the recognition and support you have provided me through this award. I have completed the first step of getting my red seal painter ticket, by taking the Prep and Refinishing program at VCC. I have learned to appreciate the skill and techniques that have been demonstrated by my instructors. My...

VVC Student Ha Song Dong Receives Scholarship

VCC student Ha Song Song received the Ed Coates Memorial Foundation  Scholarship of $500.  Robin Popow, ARC Instructor describes Ha Dong (Ace) as the best in his cohort of students that he’s seen in 15 years. Ace epitomizes the new breed of technician the collision repair industry is demanding to handle the rapid advances technology is having on the repair process. Ace has come to Vancouver from Korea on his own and earns just enough money as...