HVACR Scholarships Awarded by Fieldpiece Instruments

May 23, 2022

Fieldpiece Instruments, a category leader known for delivering innovative and high-quality HVACR test tools for more than 30 years, has awarded $2,500 Master of the Trade scholarships to ten SkillsUSA students committed to studying for a fulfilling career in the HVACR industry. The grant awarded by Fieldpiece is intended to support aspiring HVACR techs in their continued education and will be used to pay for college or post-secondary HVACR technology program tuition.

“We thank Fieldpiece Instruments for supporting the HVACR industry and America’s future skilled workforce,” said Chelle Travis, executive director at SkillsUSA. “It is exciting to see these students pursue further education in HVACR. They have demonstrated a true passion for the industry, and we are thrilled they will receive these scholarships.”

SkillsUSA students and recipients of the Fieldpiece Master of the Trade Scholarship are:
Alabama: Josh Parson, Bevill State Community College, Hamilton Campus

Florida: Johnny Hammonds, Pinellas Technical College

Maryland: William “Billy” Coughlin, Career and Technology Center

Missouri: Cole Hamby, Northland Career Center

Minnesota: Becca Thorstad, Hennepin Technical College

Oklahoma: Josh Parish, Kiamichi Technology Center and Leslie Plemons, Moore-Norman Technology Center

Tennessee: Jack Ely, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Chattanooga Campus

Texas: Dave Jentis, Western Technical College and Manuel Ramirez, Western Technical College

“Selecting the ten winners was no easy task, as we received many applications from promising, talented and committed individuals,” said Fieldpiece Instruments director of marketing, Rachel Newport. “Fieldpiece is proud to support the next generation of HVACR professionals. We congratulate this year’s winners and hope to continue empowering industry professionals by providing scholarships, training resources like our innovative Fieldpiece University program and the most advanced and cutting edge tools available on the market today – developed by HVACR industry pros for HVACR industry pros – to keep them ahead of the curve as masters of their trade.”