LISLE, Ill. — IC Bus has named the eight college students who will receive the 2017 IC Bus Scholarships.
Each year, IC Bus awards postsecondary scholarships to deserving students who are family members of dealer employees. The scholarship program is a collaborative effort between IC Bus and its dealers to support local communities by giving funding to students pursuing a college degree.
“Each year, it is our honor and privilege to give IC Bus dealer employees and their families an opportunity to develop their career aspirations through this scholarship program,” said Trish Reed, vice president and general manager of IC Bus. “At IC Bus, we value the importance of education and we proudly support the entire spectrum of learning, from transporting over 15 million students a day on our school buses to helping fund college completion.”
This year’s winners and their dealer representation include three memorial scholarship recipients to honor the leadership of past IC Bus dealer principals:
• Emma Hall — Richard Wolfington Sr. Scholarship, Kingmor Supply Inc.
• Morgan Lash — Harlow Hageness Scholarship, RWC Group Alaska
• Cassandra Sprotte — Holly Hoglund Klein Scholarship, Mid-State Trucks
• Kyle Mansfield — Midwest Transit Equipment Inc.
• Mirranda Chesney — Sun State International
• Alexis Frasher — Waters Truck and Trailer
• Jayme Oestreich — Mid-State Trucks
• Cierra Patrick — Midwest Transit Equipment Inc.