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Morrisville State College Student Receives American Truck Historical Society Scholarship

MORRISVILLE, NY—Evan Motschmann, of Berne, N.Y., a diesel technology student at Morrisville State College, was recently awarded the Central New York Chapter of the American Truck Historical Society Scholarship.

The scholarship, based on academic achievement and financial need, is awarded to a diesel technology program student.

Motschmann serves as vice president of the college’s Agricultural Engineering Club and was a recipient of a Caterpillar/Milton CAT Scholarship and the Outstanding Student Award at Albany BOCES. A graduate of Schoharie Central School, he was also the recipient of the Theodore Pierce Memorial Award and the Keith W. Rockwell Award.

The son of Lynn and Spencer Motschmann, of Berne, N.Y., he works on his grandfather’s farm, Proud Castle Farm, and in his father’s trucking business, Proud Castle Trucking, in Berne, N.Y.

Morrisville State College offers an associate degree in applied science in diesel equipment technology and an associate degree in occupational studies in diesel technology.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options with eight new degrees being offered this fall: entrepreneurship and small business management, B.B.A.; nursing, B.S.; science, technology, and society, B.S.; journalism and communication for online media, B.S.; horticulture business management, B.T.; human performance and health promotion, B.S.; criminal justice, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only); and human services, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only).

Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.