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ASME to award two college scholarships in fall


The Rail Transportation Division of American Society of Mechanical
Engineers (ASME) is offering two $2,000 college scholarships for the 2001/2002 academic year.
To be eligible, a student must be a railroad industry employee, or the spouse, son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a railroad industry employee; plan to attend and study mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology at an accredited college; and demonstrate a desire to pursue a railroad-related career.
For more information or to request an application (due Oct. 1) contact Gary Wagner, Hadady Corp. vice president of sales and marketing, by phone at 708-596-5168 or by email at
"[This] is one of many ways we in the rail Industry can help nurture and mentor upcoming talent to help grow and develop our industry," said Wagner in a prepared statement.