TechForce Foundation Accepting Nominations for FutureTechs Rock Awards

April 4, 2022

Technician students to be recognized for outstanding contributions as role models at school and in their communities.

April 1, 2022—TechForce Foundation announced in a press release that it's accepting nominations for its FutureTechs Rock Awards through April 19. TechForce created the award to honor aspiring technicians and recognize students with a promising future in the transportation industry. The Foundation says it plans to offer over $17,000 in scholarships and prizes.

Each category finalist, selected by a panel of industry experts, will receive prizes valued at $1,300 including tools, training materials and products from TechForce partners AutoZone, CRC Industries, Advance Auto Parts, Ford, Cengage, WD-40 Company and Snap-on Industrial.

The Grand Prize Winner, as chosen by popular vote, will receive a $1,000 TechForce Foundation scholarship and additional prizes valued over $2,800 from AutoZone, CRC Industries, Advance Auto Parts, Ford, Cengage, WD-40 Company and Snap-on Industrial.

Students will be considered for one of ten categories depending on their academic program’s focus, including Automotive; Diesel On-Road and Off-Road; Motorcycle/ATV; Marine/Watercraft; Aviation; Restoration; Motorsports; Collision Repair; and Welding/CNC.

Nominators and voters also have a chance to win. Every person who nominates a student or votes for the Grand Prize Winner will be entered into drawings to win one of 11 prizes valued between $125 and $225 each, courtesy of TechForce partners AutoZone and CRC Industries.

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