The WTRAA Scholarship Committee, an integral part of the Women of the Towing and Recovery Association of America, awards scholarships to students who are children of towing company operators or owners. Applicants are evaluated for grade point average, community service, scholastic achievement and personal statements.
WTRAA congratulates the 2018 recipients:
John (JR) Nelson $1,500 Ann Malcolm Award
John is currently attending Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. His career goal is to enter the medical field. John is passionate about basketball and has a very contagious personality.
Julia Tantare $1000 John Hawkins II Award
Julia Tantare is going to attend Seattle University, Seattle, Wash. She plans to pursue an education in political science. Julia is a very giving person and loves to help out in her community.
Alexis Aspesi $1000
Alexis Aspesi is going to attend the University of Massachusetts, Boston, Mass. She plans to pursue a nursing degree. Alexis is very strong in her personal values as indicted by her many accomplishments.
Cassidy Kabus $1000
Cassidy Kabus will be going to Winona State University in Winona, Minn. She plans to pursue a degree in mass communications — advertising. Cassidy sets her standards high by being a role model and a leader to her peers.
For individuals interested in applying in 2019, look for the WTRAA Scholarship application in the spring edition of the TRAA Towing & Recovery News publication.