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Johnstone VoTech Scholarships Open for Applicants


PORTLAND, Ore. — Johnstone Supply, Inc. has announced the establishment of the Johnstone Supply Trade School Scholarship Program.

The program will assist outstanding individuals interested in a career in HVACR who intend to enroll in a qualified program at a vocational-technical school for the upcoming (2015) academic year. Candidates selected for the program will each receive a $1,000 award to be applied at an accredited school of their choice; up to five (5) scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on criteria including their academic record, leadership and participation in school and community activities, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and demonstrated financial need.

“With our focus on in-store training and our Johnstone University resource for contractors, we obviously have always valued education as an integral part of Johnstone Supply,” said DeWight Wallace, CEO of Johnstone. “Johnstone’s new trade school scholarship just extends that commitment to the newest generation of HVACR professionals, and we hope this program will serve to encourage and support outstanding young people interested in becoming a part of our industry.”

Interested students should download and complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to the Scholarship Management System postmarked no later than February 28, 2015. Only the first 100 applications will be accepted for consideration (employees and children of Johnstone Supply are ineligible).

The application and full details are now available at www.JohnstoneSupply.com/VoTech