Casper College student Tucker Whitt of Thermopolis recently won the Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship.

Whitt, who recently graduated with a certificate and an associate of applied science degree, both in diesel power technology, received a $2,000 scholarship. Following his recent graduation he also received a Westward toolkit, filled with tools needed for work in the diesel power field.

Since 2006, the Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship program has helped technical education students across the country realize their educational goals. The scholarship is for full-time technical education students who are entering their second year of technical education studies in the areas of electronic systems, HVAC/R, plumbing, welding, construction, automotive, or other industrial trade. W.W. Grainger, Inc. with 2012 sales of

$9 billion is North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products.

Whitt, a 2011 graduate of Hot Springs County High School, is the son of Hub Whitt of Thermopolis and Candy Whitt of Basin.

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