Great Dane names scholarship winners

Great Dane recently named four children of its employees as winners of 2016 college scholarships. The scholarships recognize Blake Toman, Connor Cross, Allyson House, and Alyssa Yocom for their academic achievements. These four were selected from a large number of nationwide applicants.

The company annually awards one four-year scholarship of $1,000 per year and three two-year scholarships of $1,000 per year. Children of Great Dane employees nationwide are eligible.

•Blake Toman, son of Jeff Toman, corporate controller at the Great Dane’s Chicago corporate office, won the four-year scholarship valued at $4,000. He plans to attend Patrick Henry College in Purcellville VA.

•Connor Cross, son of David Cross, PC technician I at the Great Dane Wayne plant, was awarded a two-year scholarship valued at $2,000. He plans to attend the University of Nebraska–Omaha.

•Allyson House, daughter of Timothy House, CATIA engineer II at the Great Dane Brazil plant, was awarded a two-year scholarship valued at $2,000. She plans to attend Indiana State University in Terre Haute IN.

•Alyssa Yocom, daughter of Steven Yocom, product engineering manager at the Great Dane Brazil plant, was awarded a two-year scholarship valued at $2,000. She plans to attend Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

In related news, Great Dane recently named two children of its full-line dealership employees winners of its 2016 college scholarships for full-line dealers. The $1,000 scholarships recognize Mary Gilmore and Teaghan Hignett for their academic achievements.

•Mary Gilmore, daughter of Jerry Mickey, regional accounting manager at Missouri Great Dane Trailers, plans to attend the University of Missouri -Columbia.

•Teaghan Hignett, daughter of Mike Hignett, equipment remarketing manager for Glasvan Great Dane Sales, plans to attend the University of Western Ontario.

Go to www.greatdanetrailers.com for more details.

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