La Crosse area students sign scholarships and shift future into next gear

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Three area students are shifting their lives into the next gear with the help of the Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Foundation.

Each year, WATDA awards scholarships to students all over Wisconsin.

The three winners will all attend Western Technical College.

Each of their scholarships is valued at more than $6,100.

“We want to help young people get into noble careers because make no mistake about it, these are high skill, high wage, high demand jobs and if we can get young people into these careers, we are doing our job,” said VP of WATDA Brent Kindred.

In addition to tuition, the scholarship funds will go to tools the students will use in class.

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