David Rogers, an ASE Certified collision repair technician from New York Mills was recently honored with a national achievement award as the BodyShop Business/ASE Master Collision Repair & Refinish Technician of the Year. Fifty-two automotive professionals were recognized on Nov.14, at the Fall Board of Governors meeting of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) held at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The ASE annual awards spotlight top scorers on the ASE Certification tests from among the

ranks of the approximately quarter million ASE certified professionals nationwide.

"Dave, who is the body shop manager at Nyhus Chevrolet-Buick in Staples, is one of the

outstanding ASE certified professionals recognized annually by different segments of the

automotive service and repair industry. Each of these elite technicians is presented with an

industry-specific award recognizing their achievement," said Timothy Zilke, ASE President & CEO.

"ASE has honored extraordinary industry professionals from across the nation for more than 40

years," Zilke continued. "This is made possible by the support of our many award sponsors,

whose ranks include some of the best-known names in the industry. We are proud to partner with BodyShop Business to recognize Dave's commitment to excellence in providing the very best in vehicle repair services to his extended community. This dedication is reflected in the talented professionals we recognize each year and Dave represents the best of the best."