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ARA awards 29 scholarships for 2012-2013

Posted By Equipment World Staff On May 24, 2012 @ 3:11 pm In Construction News | No Comments

The American Rental Association Foundation [1] awarded 29 students with ARA Foundation and affiliate scholarships, including the Bill Loomer Houston Rental Association Scholarship and the ARA of California Scholarships, for the 2012/2013 academic year. ARA [2] gave a total of $54,500 in scholarships to recipients selected by the ARA Foundation scholarship committee.

Daniel Imbro of Party Time Rental and Events in Little Rock, Arkansas, received the Leonard Hawk Founders Scholarship, worth $3,000.

ARA awarded ARA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships of $2,000 each to Tyler Arlinghaus of Art’s Rental Equipment in Newport, Kentucky; Whitney Brumley of Avalon Tent & Part/Avalon Tent Manufacturing in Anaheim, California; Melanie Cougle of Perfect Party Place in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada; Nathan Creighton of Pleasanton Rentals in Pleasanton, California; Cameron Dupy of American Party Rental in Austin, Texas; Erick Helfmann of A-1 Lansing Rent-All in Lansing, Michigan; Charles Jones of Rent-All Center in Alexandria, Virginia; Jacob Kanis of Nelson Agri-Center True Value in Viroqua, Wisconsin; Patrick Kennedy of AA Rental Center in Melrose Park, Illinois; Laura Snell of NJS Design Event & Party Rentals in Clinton, Ontario, Canada; and Christopher Whitesell of Rental Supply d/b/a Grand Rental Station in Greensboro, North Carolina.

ARA awarded ARA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships of $1,000 each to Grant Christopher of Christopher Equipment in Tullahoma, Tennessee; Austin Goeman of JK Rentals in Kewaskum, Wisconsin; Logan Hart of Bootheel Parts & Equipment Rentals in Poplar Bluff, Missouri; Bryan Licata of Four Season Power Equipment in East Meadow, New York; William Meier of Aerial Rental in Boise, Idaho; Jordan Ramkey of Walker-Lewis Rents in Bakersfield, California; Scott Rodgers of Rodgers Rental in Centralia, Missouri; and Peter Van Staveren of Stayner Rental in Stayner, Ontario, Canada.

Luther Bender of Table 4 Décor Party Rental and Design in Rapid City, South Dakota, and Justin McConnell of Pioneer Equipment Rental & Sales in Newcastle, Oklahoma received ARA Foundation Technical/Vocational Scholarships of $1,000 each.

Melissa Blanchard of Rentals Unlimited in Stoughton, Massachusetts, received the $2,000 ARA Foundation Graduate Scholarship.

ARA awarded the ARA Insurance Scholarship, a scholarship for affiliated rental organizations worth $2,500, to Charles Jones of Rent-All Center in Alexandria, Virginia, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship and an ARA Region Two/Ron Marshall scholarship. He received a total of $5,000 in scholarship funds.

ARA awarded ARA of California Scholarships, which are for affiliated rental organizations and worth $1,000 each, to Nathan Creighton of Pleasanton Rentals in Pleasanton, Califorinia, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship for a total of $3,000 in scholarship funds; and Jordan Ramkey of Walker-Lewis Rents in Bakersfield, California, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship for a total of $2,000 in scholarship funds.

ARA awarded ARA of Michigan Scholarships, which are for affiliated rental organizations and worth $500 each, to Eric Helfmann of A-1 Lansing Rent-All in Lansing, Virginia, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship for a total of $2,500 in scholarship funds; and Michelle Wormser of Barry’s Let’s Rent It in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

ARA awarded ARA of North Carolina, a scholarship for affiliated rental organizations worth $1,000, to Christopher Whitesell of Rental Supply d/b/a Grand Rental Station in Greensboro, North Carolina, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship for a total of $3,000 in scholarship funds.

ARA awarded ARA of Ohio Scholarships, which are for affiliated rental organizations and worth $1,500 each, to Jessica Ahrns of Celina Tent in Celina, Ohio; Marshall McMillin of Art’s Rental Equipment in Dayton, Ohio; and Amanda Miller of Alladin Rents for Special Events in Eastlake, Ohio.

ARA awarded the Bill Loomer Houston Rental Association Scholarship, a scholarship for affiliated rental organizations worth $1,000, to Cameron Dupy of American Party Rental in Austin, Texas, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship and a Texas Rental Association scholarship. He received a total of $4,000 in scholarship funds.

The Canadian Rental Association [3] awarded the Dorothy Wellnitz Scholarship, a scholarship worth $1,000 for rental organizations affiliated with ARA, to Melanie Cougle of Perfect Party Place in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship for a total of $3,000 in scholarship funds.

The Canadian Rental Association awarded the Doug Mitchell Scholarship, a scholarship worth $1,000 for rental organizations affiliated with ARA, to Laura Snell of NJS Design Event & Party Rentals in Clinton, Ontario, Canada, who also received an ARA Foundation undergraduate scholarship for a total of $3,000 in scholarship funds.

ARA’s Region Two awarded the Ron Marshall Scholarship, a scholarship worth $500 for rental organizations affiliated with ARA, to Charles Jones of Rent-All Center in Alexandria, Virginia.

ARA awarded Texas Rental Association Scholarships, which are for affiliated rental organizations and worth $1,000 each, to Walter Burke of 4-B Rental Source d/b/a Taylor Rental in Wylie, Texas; Cameron Dupy of American Party Rental in Austin, Texas; and Darby Slack of Tejas Equipment Rental & Sales in McAllen, Texas.

For more information, visit ARA’s Foundation Scholarship Program [4] webpage.


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[1] American Rental Association Foundation: https://www.ararental.org/ARAFoundation/ARAFoundationWelcomePage.aspx

[2] ARA: https://www.ararental.org/Home.aspx

[3] Canadian Rental Association: http://crarental.org/

[4] ARA’s Foundation Scholarship Program: https://www.ararental.org/ARAFoundation/FoundationScholarshipProgram.aspx

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