Photo: Paccar Parts

Photo: Paccar Parts

The Truck Renting and Leasing Association has announced the latest recipients of its Industry Scholarship Program, which awards up to four scholarships per cycle to TRALA-member company employees or their children to pursue vocational training as maintenance technicians. 

Those awarded scholarships from the June 1 application deadline are: 

  1. Zachary Gabris, member company Hogan Truck Leasing in St. Louis. Mo.
  2. Johnny Gizar, member company Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company in Clearfield, Utah.
  3. Kelly Holdredge, member company Kenworth Sales Company in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
  4. Jeremy Lyda, member company Aim NationaLease in Girard, Ohio

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 requires that:

  • 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.
  • 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. 

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Related: The Modern Maintenance Manager