TMC announces technician scholarship winners

Organization awards five truck technicians with scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year.

Hollifield is a 2011 graduate of Mitchell High School, Bakersville, N.C., where he was active in basketball, baseball, Future Farmers of American and SkillsUSA. He races four wheelers on the Grand National cross-country circuit for which he does his own trouble shooting and maintenance on his vehicle. His application was sponsored by TMC member Roger Maye, national service manager for Consolidated Metco.

The LTI scholarship is awarded for a 1200-1560 hour program, depending on location, to one of six Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology/Nashville Auto Diesel College locations in Denver, Colo; Indianapolis; Nashville, Tenn; Grand Prairie, Texas; E. Windsor, Conn.; or S. Plainfield, N.J. The scholarship is awarded for tuition only.

The scholarships are part of the vision of PTDC’s founders to recognize technicians and develop and extend technical opportunities for technicians. WyoTech has been a charter donor of technician scholarships. WyoTech, UNOH and LTI are active participants in PTDC and provide the scholarships to promote interest in the truck equipment maintenance field. Scholarship information and applications are available online at

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