ServNet has announced the 2017 recipients of the group's scholarship program, which was established in last year as an ongoing initiative to help ServNet auction employees and their families pursue the dream of higher education.
"We were pleased to expand the scholarship program this year, adding an additional award for $2,500 for a student attending a four-year college," said Kevin Brown, ServNet's president. "We are very happy to announce the names of seven ServNet scholarship recipients."
$1,500 scholarships for study at a two-year college
Darlene Delgado (daughter of Erma Delgado of Houston Auto Auction) begins her freshman year at Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona, where she begins studies aiming at an AA degree in Social and Behavior Science.
Douglas Stack (son of Doug Stack of State Line Auto Auction) approaches his sophomore year at Corning Community College in New York where he is a CAD major.
$2,500 scholarships for study at a 4-year college or university
Madelyn Andrews (daughter of another State Line Auto Auction employee, Bernard Andrews) attends SUNY College at New Paltz, New York, majoring in Biology.
Anne Dabroski (daughter of Joseph Dabroski, who also works at State Line Auto Auction) attends Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA, where she is majoring in Digital Media.
Nina Emmick (daughter of Angela Emmick of KCI Kansas City), has been awarded a second ServNet scholarship, having also won an award last year as well She is a junior at the University of South Dakota, where she is pursuing a degree in Nursing.
Timothy Fujii, (son of Kristin Cataldo of DAA Seattle) is a junior at American University in Washington DC, working toward a degree in International Relations.
Grant Richardson (son of Willard Richardson of BSC America's Bel Air Auto Auction) begins his junior year at Yale University in New Haven, CT, where he studies Economics.
"We congratulate all seven of these students, and wish them the very best in their academic pursuits," said Brown. "It has been a wonderful experience to read the thank you cards we have received from this year's scholarship recipients," added Brown. "This second year of the expended scholarship program has reached a number of great students whose families work hard at ServNet Auctions, and it is obvious from their heartfelt and genuine responses that these awards make a real difference."
Adds Patty Stanley, ServNet's Chairman of the Board and co-owner of both Carolina and Indiana Auto Auctions: "Encouraging education is vital to the health of our industry, and we're pleased that ServNet's Scholarship program will offer assistance for both two- and four-year college programs. The Auction industry is as much about 'family' as it is about anything else, and we believe that ServNet's Scholarship Program is both an important way to support that family as well as an investment in our future."
ServNet awards scholarships annually in the spring. Additional information and application forms will be available at www.servnetauctions.com in early January of 2018 for the 2018-2019 academic year..