Auto body shop, book store offer scholarship

A Grand Valley auto body shop and book store have teamed up to offer a scholarship to high school juniors and seniors as well as college students.

Clifton Auto Body and Textbook Brokers in Grand Junction will offer a $400 scholarship good for books, materials and supplies at Textbook Brokers.

To enter for a chance to win the scholarship, students must shoot a digital photograph of their ugly cars and e-mail the images to Entrants should include their names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Entrants will receive an e-mail back with a link to their photographs on the Web site at Entrants can forward that link to friends and ask them to vote for their photos. The entrant who submitted the photo receiving the most votes will win the scholarship. The winner also will receive a Mother’s Day care detailing package from Clifton Auto Body.

Elyse Casselberry, co-owner of Clifton Auto Body along with her husband, Jerry, said she hopes to offer the scholarship for years to come. “We can think of no better way to invest in our community than by supporting its future learners and eventual leaders.” she said.