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UniCarriers Americas Awards Scholarships to Three Students

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Annual scholarship offered to the children of UniCarriers employees who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements.

CHICAGO – February 2017 – UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) announced three recipients of the annual UniCarriers Americas Scholarship Program. The scholarship is awarded to legal dependents of UCA employees who display outstanding academic achievement.

To be eligible for the $1,000 scholarship, the legal dependent must be a full-time student at an accredited college or university, or must be accepted for the upcoming academic year, with a grade point average of at least a 3.0. The selection procedure also includes past academic performance
and future potential, community activities, statement of career and educational aspirations, goals and outside appraisals.

This year’s winners are Allison Jasinski, Morgan Mosley and Abigail Wedoff.

Jasinski is a senior at Marengo Community High School and will attend Ohio State University and major in biomedical engineering. She is a member of National Honor Society and enjoys playing softball, volleyball and bowling.

Mosley is a student at Rock Valley College and studies biological sciences. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, chemistry club and the police explorer club.

Wedoff is a student at Drake University and studies pre-pharmacy. She is a member of the Delta Gamma sorority and earned the honor of being placed on Drake University’s President’s List.

“With an unprecedented three recipients, this year’s UniCarriers Americas Scholarship Program displays how much our employees impart values, such as hard work and knowledge to their children at home,” said Christy Willis, director of human resources at UCA. “UniCarriers is happy to award this scholarship to its well-deserving recipients, and we look forward to seeing all of their future accomplishments.”

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About UniCarriers Americas Corporation

UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA), a subsidiary of UniCarriers Corporation, designs, manufactures and supports a complete line of material handling equipment that offers second-to-none reliability, higher productivity and lower total operational costs. UCA has seven factory-owned locations across Wisconsin and New England – Capital Equipment and Handling and New England Industrial Truck. UCA sells and supports UniCarriers-branded forklifts and supports legacy products under the Nissan Forklift, TCM, Atlet and Barrett brands. Headquartered in Marengo, Ill., UniCarriers Americas has a network of more than 130 authorized dealerships with nearly 250 locations across North, Central and South America. 

 

CONTACTS FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Corporate Contact:
Jay Omanson
TEL : 815.568.2184
Email: jomanson@UniCarriersAmericas.com

Agency Contact:
Christina Seiwert
TEL: 312.595.0200 x116
Email: seiwert@lkhs.com