CLARKESVILLE - This year, Grainger will award a Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship to129 students at 70 community colleges in the U.S., with one-half of the scholarships targeted to U.S. Armed Forces veterans. Upon graduation, each student receives a customized Westward tool-kit from Grainger to jump start their career.<br />
Two of those scholarship recipients are students in North Georgia Technical College's Air Conditioning Technology program. Frank Johnson of Clayton and Tony Willis of Gainesville each were recently awarded a $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship by Grainger, one of North America's leading broad line suppliers of maintenance, repair and operating products.<br />
NGTC Vice President of Academic Affairs Kathie Ivester and Dean for Academic Affairs Dan Pressley were on hand to present the awards.<br />
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