Beyond the Classroom: Jim Ellis Buick GMC Congratulates 2014 Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Recipients

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Jim Ellis Buick GMC supports Annual Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Jim Ellis Buick GMC Atlanta and Jim Ellis Buick GMC Mall of Georgia are proud to recognize Cumming resident Olivia Pruitt – on her way to the University of Alabama - as one of this year’s Buick Achievers Scholarship recipients from Georgia. Jim Ellis’ Amy Frost recently met with Governor Nathan Deal to present Pruitt with the award. The other Georgia award-winners are: Precious Gibson from Atlanta, going to Spelman College; Ashton Grant from Augusta, going to Georgia Southern; Jaquavius Jones from Bainbridge, going to Savannah College of Art & Design; Thaxton Lipscomb from Lawrenceville, going to Clemson; and Melissa Moyer from Atlanta, going to Georgia Tech.

Pruitt along with the other scholarship recipients will receive up to $25,000 each in four or five-year renewable college scholarships. The annual scholarship program allocates $100,000 over a four-year period to deserving high school seniors and undergraduate students studying automotive related industries. Award money for the scholarship is funded by the General Motors Foundation.

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program awards students studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) the opportunity to pursue their degree without placing financial strain on their families. This year there were 100 national recipients that received up to $2.5 Million in scholarship.

According to the Buick Achievers scholarship program, they have awarded more than $28 million scholarships to 3,400 high school seniors and undergraduate students. The scholarship program rewards those students who succeed beyond the classroom and dedicate their time to volunteer and pursue community service projects. The program provides financial assistance to students who otherwise wouldn’t be able to attend college and fosters a model that supports the promotion of math, science, and engineering.

Jim Ellis Buick GMC Atlanta and Jim Ellis Buick GMC Mall of Georgia support the Buick Achievers Program and all of the incredible initiatives that the scholarship program has accomplished. For more information about this year’s scholarship recipients visit the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program website.

About Jim Ellis Buick GMC Atlanta and Jim Ellis Buick GMC Mall of Georgia
Jim Ellis Buick GMC Atlanta and Jim Ellis Buick GMC Mall of Georgia serve the Atlanta Metro and North Georgia areas. Both dealerships offer a wide variety of new and pre-owned vehicles as well as parts and service. Jim Ellis Buick GMC Atlanta provides services for the needs of commercial truck, small business, and fleet vehicle owners all over the SE United States. Jim Ellis Buick GMC Mall of Georgia s currently the number one pre-owned certified dealer in Georgia. For more information on these dealerships, visit

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