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Women In Trucking Foundation awards seven scholarships

Women In Trucking (WIT) Foundation awarded seven scholarships so far this year. The scholarship recipients each received $1,000 for their educational training.  

Sarah Hany – enrolled at 160 Driving Academy, Peoria, IL. Awarded the WIT Foundation/Ryder Scholarship for her Class A CDL training.

Ana Silva Biscaia— enrolled at the University of Wisconsin, Superior, WI. Awarded the WIT Foundation/Ryder Scholarship for transportation and logistics management training.

Tabitha Edwards– enrolled at Universal Technical Institute in Exton, PA. Awarded the WIT Foundation/Ryder Scholarship for her diesel engineering training.

Connie Bugni – enrolled at Veriha Driving Academy in Marinette, WI. Awarded the WIT Foundation/ Ryder Scholarship for her Class A CDL training.

Undral Naran— enrolled at the University of Wisconsin, Superior, WI. Awarded the WIT Foundation/Ryder Scholarship for transportation and logistics management training.

Faye Slye— enrolled at Alexandria Technical & Community College in Alexandria, MN. Awarded the WIT Foundation Scholarship for her Class A CDL training.

Robyn Waggoner— enrolled at Florence-Darling Technical in Florence, SC. Awarded the WIT Foundation/Jan Hamblin Scholarship for her Class A CDL training.

The WIT Foundation congratulates these women on focusing their futures on careers in the trucking industry. Scholarship applications will be accepted again through July 31, 2017. Scholarships are awarded in four areas:  technical, safety, leadership and commercial driving.

Donations and fund raising events within the trucking industry make it possible to provide scholarships to deserving individuals. The next fundraising opportunity for the WIT Foundation is its annual first pitch auction taking place online June 20-30, 2017. The winning bidder will receive the ceremonial first pitch to the August 6, 2017 Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees game at Progressive Field in Cleveland. For more information visit: https://www.32auctions.com/FirstPitch2017.

“As a nonprofit 501c3, the WIT Foundation relies on the generosity of our donors who make our mission possible.  We continue to work diligently to strengthen the legacy of education in the transportation industry,” said WIT Foundation Chair Debora Babin Katz, Vice President of TrucBrush Corporation.

To make a donation or for more information about the WIT Foundation scholarship program, visit: www.womenintruckingfoundation.org
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