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Carmel Magazine, Summer/Fall 2018

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educational and living expenses as recipients complete internships and degree programs at places like McPherson and the Academy of Art in San Francisco. The Phil Hill Scholarships are part of a wider Concours-driven charitable focus that has raised more than $25 million for Monterey County nonprofits since the event began in 1950. "From the start, this concours has benefited charity—and we continue to do that on a large scale at the local level. The majority of our dona- tions help children and young people here in the area," Button says. "But these additional scholarships address a great need in the wider car world: the need for young people who can care for cars long into the future." Casey Maxon, another member of the 2011 scholarship recipient class, grew up building hot C A R M E L M A G A Z I N E • S U M M E R / F A L L 2 0 1 8 153 (Top) Phil Hill in a Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix car; (bottom) Phil Hill with his 1927 Packard 343 Eight Murphy Town Car Cabriolet. Photo: Steve Gann/Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Photo: William C. Brooks/Pebble Beach Company

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