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STAUNTON, Virginia, Aug. 23, 2022 – Art Fisher Memorial Scholarships have been awarded to thirteen outstanding students for the upcoming school year. Administered by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, the scholarships are awarded in memory of the late founder of Federated Auto Parts.

“Every year there are many exceptional candidates who apply for the Art Fisher Memorial scholarships and this year was no exception,” said Bo Fisher, chairman of Federated Auto Parts. “We want to congratulate these young men and women on their outstanding achievements and wish them well as they continue in their educational pursuits. Everyone at Federated is proud to help these students achieve their academic goals and being able to do so in my father’s name makes it extra special.”

The following students are the recipients of the prestigious Art Fisher Memorial Scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year: Krislyn Douglass of Blackwood, New Jersey; Matthew Gialdini of Newark, Ohio; Brandon Haviland of Glen Burnie, Maryland; Maximillian Herceglic of Dowington, Pennsylvania; Ryan Krkoska of Jamestown, New York; Ryder Lestrud of Kensett, Iowa; Cristian Lopez of Whittier, California; Louis Randolph of Valparaiso, Indiana; Savannah Salmi of Ishpeming, Michigan; Brett Speckman of New Knoxville, Ohio; Isaac Vermillion of Burlington, North Carolina; Seth Wigley of Halethorpe, Maryland; and Joshua Zordan of Bangor, Michigan.

To learn more about the Art Fisher Memorial Scholarships and other available scholarships, visit the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at

About Federated

Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America.  Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced people who are knowledgeable in today’s evolving automotive technology.  For more information, visit