OOIDA board of directors has selected the five winners for this
year’s scholarship awards program. The board also decided to award
the scholarships in memory of Robert Driscoll, OOIDA’s longtime
general vice president, who passed away earlier this year.
association will accept donations in Driscoll’s honor as well as
any other memorial donations for truckers.
had a number of requests regarding memorial funding for the scholarship
program,” said Todd Spencer, OOIDA executive vice president and
scholarship committee chairman. “The requests have been made not
only in memory of Bob Driscoll, but other truckers who are no longer
with us but cared very deeply about the process of not only encouraging
but enabling our young people to be the best they can be.”
first place winner for the 2003 scholarship awards program is Darren
Lewis Stafford of Cambridge, MD; second place is James R. Scott
of Rushville, OH; third is Rebecca Levine of Downingtown, PA; fourth
place is Trisha Melinda Crutchfield of Drexel, NC; and fifth place
is Rebecca A. Vogel of Atglen, PA.
place receives a $2,000 scholarship. Second, third, fourth and fifth
place winners will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. OODIA scholarships
are renewable for up to four years.