Presenting the 2022 GNJMA Scholarship Award Recipients!

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October 11, 2022: At the Annual Member Meeting held at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Thursday, September 28th, the Greater New Jersey Motorcoach Association (GNJMA) announced the winners of the 4th Annual Scholarship Awards for 2022. The program was developed to promote higher education goals of our members, and their families, whether it be to pursue a college degree or a trade certification. The Scholarship Program is funded by fundraising efforts. The GNJMA Annual Golf Outing benefits the program. 

The winners for 2022 are Sarah Sherman and Gavin McCusker. Each received a check in the amount of $1,500 and a plaque.  

Those eligible to apply for scholarships are full-time employees or the dependent children of full-time employees of Operator Member companies. Also eligible are the employees of Allied Members companies or the dependent children of the Allied Member companies.

The eligible employee, of a GNJMA member company, must have been employed for at least one year by January 1 in the year in which the scholarships are awarded. Also, those eligible to apply must already be registered to a full-time college, professional school, or trade school in the previous fall or at the time of application. They must also be holding a minimum GPA of 3.0 or if a professional school, the equivalent of a B grade.

Tim Stout, president of GNJMA, congratulated the winners and thanked the Scholarship Committee members for their volunteerism. They are: Rich Eckelson (Caesars Entertainment), Roy Furo (Prevost), Meg Lewis (Resorts), Tony Mongiovi (TEMSA), Jonathan Robbins (ABC Companies), Michael Trageser (Retired) and Steve Weiss (MCI/NFI).

                                       Sarah Sherman

Alison Klein-Sherman,

Tim Stout,

and Christa McCusker

Gavin McCusker

The GNJMA is a representative group of dynamic leaders in the motorcoach, casino and travel industry. We represent bus operators and owners on matters of collective interest in the state of New Jersey and its region. The association works in cooperation with industry associations, local, state, and federal agencies, legislators, vendors, attractions, and destinations to promote the betterment and welfare of our industry, members, and association objectives. We take proactive steps in promoting safety in the motorcoach industry by sponsoring safety workshops for bus drivers, driver excellence award programs, inspection workshops, scholarship program and industry professional awards. For more information, contact Patricia Cowley at 908-750-4538 or please visit our website, www.gnjma.com.

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