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TRALA ANNOUNCES 4 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 6, 2016) -- The Truck Renting and Leasing Association has announced its Industry Scholarship Program will award four scholarships from the June 1 application deadline: 

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 6, 2016) -- The Truck Renting and Leasing Association has announced its Industry Scholarship Program will award four scholarships from the June 1 application deadline: 
 
  • Lincoln Burnham, member company Star Truck Rentals in Lansing, Michigan.
  • Austin Freeman, member company Penske Truck Leasing in Spokane, Washington. 
  • Bernard (TJ) Guiette IV, member company Hogan Truck Leasing in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Dillon Ryser, member company Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company.
The TRALA Industry Scholarship awards up to four scholarships per cycle to TRALA-member company employees or their children to pursue vocational training as maintenance technicians. The program has no age limit and eligible veterans are also encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients each receive up to $5,000 in scholarships over two years if they maintain a minimum grade point average in their vocational training.
 
Scholarship eligibility:
  1. Applicants must be employees of TRALA member companies in North America, or dependents/children of full-time employees of TRALA member companies in North America.
  2. Applicants must be pursuing a course of study related to the truck transportation industry at an accredited two-year vocational program. Examples include, but are not limited to Heavy Duty Truck Technology, Diesel Technology, Industrial Mechanics and Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology.
 
For more information on TRALA, please visit www.trala.org.  

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