Wabash National Corporation Awards Scholarships for 2015
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – May 11, 2015 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) announced today it has awarded 10 students with scholarships that, combined, represent a total award of $50,000.
“We are pleased to support our associates and their families as they further their education,” said Bill Pitchford, senior vice president of human resources. “We are very proud of these students and their achievements, and wish them much success as they pursue their career aspirations.”
Scholarship recipients are:
Wabash National’s annual scholarship program provides each recipient with a one-time $5,000 scholarship award to help cover costs 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. Doug Miller, assistant superintendent of secondary education for 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.