TRALA Names Two Recipients Named for Industry Scholarship Program
- By: Shannon Davison
- On: 03/22/2013 16:11:14
- In: Press Releases
Alexandria, VA – March 22, 2013 – The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) has named Nathaniel Krueger and Logan Carr as recipients of the TRALA Industry Scholarship Program. These recipients will each receive a $2,500 scholarship that is renewable once for a total of $5,000 if they maintain full-time enrollment and a minimum 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. TRALA's Industry Scholarship Program will annually award up to four $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing a course of study relating to the truck transportation industry at an accredited vocational training school.
“The TRALA Industry Scholarship Program will help to insure that the most promising vocational students have an opportunity to pursue their career study regardless of their financial means. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to help these students and give back to our industry,” said TRALA President and CEO Thomas M. James.
Nathaniel Krueger, the son of Dawn Krueger, an employee of V & H Leasing Service and her husband Tad, is attending Madison Area Technical College with a focus on diesel technology. Krueger graduated from Marshfield Senior High School in May 2012. He received the 2008 Herdsmanship Award from Clark County and won the state FAA Wildlife Management Competition. In his free time, Krueger is interested in all aspects of the outdoors, working on engines and spending time with his family.
Logan Carr, the son of Matt Carr, an employee of Kenworth Sales Company and his wife Shannon and his mother Misty, attends Idaho State University of Applied Technology where he is enrolled in the Diesel Technician program. In addition to his school work, Logan is interested in waterfowl hunting, fishing and spending time with friends and family.
TRALA, based in Alexandria, VA, is a voluntary, non-profit national trade association, organized in 1978 to provide a unified and focused voice for the truck renting and leasing industry. TRALA's membership includes more than 500 leasing and rental firms and 100 suppliers that make up nearly the entire truck renting and leasing industry. The renting and leasing industry is responsible for approximately 35 percent of all new Class 3 through 8 commercial truck registrations.