Under The Hood Newsletter | March 2022




The official newsletter of TECHFORCE FOUNDATION®

March 14, 2022

Help TechForce earn $$ with IndyCar’s Jimmie Johnson & Carvana

2022-03_Carvana Livery Preview_TechForceIntro_60sec_v8-2When you sign-up at carvana.com/driven Carvana will donate $1 to TechForce Foundation, and you will get an exclusive preview of Jimmie Johnson’s TechForce livery (IndyCar paint job) ahead of its debut at IndyCar’s Acura Grand Prix in Long Beach, CA. It’s a win-win! Show your support for TechForce now>>

 

#WomenTechsRock Meet marine technician Briana Roche

WTR_TFN_Briana_Roche_1600x900_100T_220228Meet MMI marine technician student Briana Roche. After struggling with college, Brianna realized that a hands-on career was the right fit for her, and she made the jump to a career she loves. Find out how she went from fixing VCRs and other household appliances to working on boat engines. Hear Briana’s story>>

Help us inspire more technicians like Briana. Tell TechForce about a woman technician who rocks>>

 

Next Month: 2022 FutureTechs Rock Awards celebrating students

FutureTechsRock_Awards_Full Logo_Blue_220208Mark your calendar! Nominations for TechForce Foundation’s annual FutureTechs Rock Awards are open April 4-19, 2022. The Awards celebrate the student technicians who are driving the future of the transportation industry. For the first time, nominators can also win cool rewards from AutoZone and CRC Industries. Learn more about the 2022 Awards>>

Scholarship Recipient: Penske Outstanding Student Kyle Eaton

2022-03_Scholarship Winner_Kyle Eaton_Penske Outstanding Student-1Congratulations to Kyle Eaton on winning the $8,000 Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award! Kyle began his training at UTI during the height of the pandemic in August 2020. He has maintained a 4.0 GPA and even started working at a local dealership as an entry-level tech while in school. TechForce is proud to help Kyle with the cost of his technical education. Learn more about TechForce scholarships>>

Technician students need your help – Donate to TechForce today

2022_03_Student photo_Technician students need your help-2-1The cost of attending school is higher than ever, and technician students need your help. Your tax-deductible donation will fund our work to build the pipeline of future technicians. A donation of $50, $25 or even $10 can help keep a student in school and on the road to becoming a professional technician. Donate today>>

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Know a student? Have them apply for TechForce Foundation scholarships & grants

TechForce Foundation awards $1.5 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students across the country get their technical education. Help a student you know pursue their education and achieve their technician career goals. Learn more and apply at TechForce.org/Scholarships>>

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Have you joined the TechForce Network yet?

From companies and schools to industry professionals, working technicians and students, the TechForce Network has something for everyone. With TechForce you can earn scholarships, improve your skills, build your network and accelerate your career. Create your profile for free today at JoinTechForce.org>>

2022-03_CRC Special Trivia

Trivia Takeover with CRC Industries 

CRC Industries brings you this week’s special trivia in the TechForce Network. Log in to challenge your colleagues, earn points and climb the leaderboard. You just might learn something, too! Play trivia at JoinTechForce.org>>

CONTEST: What is your strangest customer experience?

2022-03_Customer request contestCalling all technicians! We want to hear about the strangest experience you have had with a customer. It could be the time someone brought in a car without a muffler, or maybe they drove around with a detonated suspension. You tell us! Enter your story in the contest at JoinTechForce.org>>

Thank you to TechForce Foundation’s top-tier corporate partners and celebrity ambassadors!

 

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