Wabash National Corporation Awards Scholarships for 2014
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – July 14, 2014 –Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) today awarded six students with scholarships that, combined, represent a total award of up to $48,000.
"Wabash National is pleased to be able to provide opportunities for our associates and their families to further their education," said Bill Pitchford, Wabash National senior vice president of human resources. "We are very proud of these students and their achievements, and wish them much success as they continue to pursue their academic goals."
Scholarship recipients are:
Wabash National's annual scholarship program provides each recipient with up to $8,000 in scholarship funds to help cover costs for four years of study at any accredited college, university or technical school. Established in 1990, scholarships are awarded to children of Wabash National associates who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and strong extracurricular involvement.
Scholarship recipients were selected by a committee headed by Dr. David Notary, retired assistant superintendent of the Tippecanoe School Corporation. Selection is based on a student's grade point average, SAT scores and extracurricular activities.
Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, the company manufactures a diverse range of products including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Transcraft®, Walker Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Visit www.wabashnational.com to learn more.