Ten transportation technician students to be recognized for outstanding contributions as role models at school and in their communities
Scottsdale, Ariz.—TechForce Foundation’s annual FutureTechs Rock Awards season has begun. TechForce created this award to honor aspiring technicians and recognize those students with a promising future in the transportation industry. Now in its third year, the FutureTechs Rock Awards are accepting nominations through 4 p.m. PDT, April 20. Nominate a future technician today at TechForce.org/FutureTechsRock.
Nearly $15,000 in scholarships and prizes will be awarded:
• Each category finalist, selected by a panel of industry experts, will receive prizes valued at more than $1,200 from TechForce partners including AutoZone, Ford Motor Company, Cengage Learning, Advance Auto Parts, FedEx Freight and CRC Industries.
• The Grand Prize Winner, as chosen by popular vote, will receive a $1,000 TechForce Foundation scholarship and additional prizes valued at more than $1,500 from Advance Auto Parts, CRC Industries, AutoZone and Ford Motor Company.
Students will be considered for one of 10 categories depending on their academic program’s focus, including Automotive, Diesel On-Road and Off-Road, Motorcycle/ATV, Marine/Watercraft, Aviation, Restoration, Motorsports, Collision Repair and Welding/CNC.
A panel of industry experts will select one finalist from each of the 10 categories. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the slate of finalists via a People’s Choice Public Vote, to be held May 3-7.