Carrie Cain, daughter of Hale Trailer employee Carrie Amoroso, Jacksonville, FL, has been awarded NTDA’s annual scholarship.
Carrie is an artist who plans to transfer to the University of North Florida to complete her degree in Fine Arts, and minor in Digital Imaging. Her dream is to create for Disney Studios or possibly Pixar. At left we see Carrie receiving her scholarship and at right Carrie poses for a shot with Mrs. Jean Hale.
Carrie participates in Special Olympics in swimming and bocce, and earned two gold medals in bocce this past May at the state level. Her talent, ambitiousness, and competitiveness are sure to help her reach her future goals.
As a high-functioning autistic individual, Carrie has had to overcome a few obstacles, but failure is not an option for her. While in highschool, she was also enrolled at Florida State College in Jacksonville where she was recognized for her outstanding accomplishments.
Carrie’s teachers describe her as having a hunger for knowledge, being active in her school and also in her community. She participates in cheerleading, basketball, softball, choir, and she takes part in a number of volunteer activities.
On October 7th Carrie was honored at NTDA’s (National Trailer Dealers Association) 21st Annual Convention at The Breakers in Palm Beach, FL. Bridgestone Bandage Tire Solutions and Meritor, Inc. underwrite the $7,000 scholarship that is awarded annually. Applications are available each April and are due in July. For more information visit www.ntda.org.