Six Outstanding HVACR Students Awarded Scholarships Totaling $10K to Propel Their Educational and Professional Journeys

ORANGE, CALIF. (July 9, 2024)Fieldpiece Instruments, a leader in HVACR test tools and instruments since 1990, proudly awarded $10,000 in scholarships to six exemplary HVACR students at the National Leadership & Skills Conference (NLSC) held June 24 to June 28. These scholarships, administered through SkillsUSA, are part of Fieldpiece’s #MasteroftheTrade scholarship program designed to support and give back to the industry by helping students pay their educational and professional training expenses.

Tony Gonzalez, director of training at Fieldpiece, highlighted the company’s commitment to nurturing future HVACR professionals. He remarked, “Fieldpiece is dedicated to equipping HVACR professionals—both novices and seasoned experts—with the tools, knowledge and resources essential for success. The #MasteroftheTrade Scholarship program, together with our comprehensive range of support measures like student discounts and free Fieldpiece University online training, is designed to push HVACR careers to new heights. We are honored to support this year’s recipients and look forward to their future achievements.”

The scholarships were awarded to students who achieved top rankings in their respective categories at the NLSC, reflecting their dedication and skills in the HVACR trade. The six winners are:

High School

  • Cole Kelley | Billerica, MA
  • Braden Kott | Ardmore, OK
  • Jackson Schaffer | Brooklyn Park, MN


  • Jantzen Fisher | Rapid City, SD
  • Luke Reynolds | Lehi, UT
  • Elijah Glenn | Springfield, MO

The HVACR sector is known for its rewarding career paths and professional independence, underscored by a growing demand for skilled technicians. The #MasteroftheTrade Scholarship program supports aspiring HVACR pros who will be critical to maintaining energy conservation standards and ensuring the comfort and safety of communities nationwide for generations to come.

For more information about Fieldpiece, visit www.fieldpiece.com.


About Fieldpiece Instruments: Fieldpiece Instruments is dedicated to making the jobs of HVACR professionals easier, faster and better. Fieldpiece pioneers innovative technologies and offers a wide range of industry-leading tools, designed and inspired by real-world needs and applications. Dedicated exclusively to the HVACR industry, Fieldpiece helps professionals master their trade. For more information, visit www.fieldpiece.com.

About SkillsUSA: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps students excel in skilled trades, providing educational programs, events and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in the nation’s classrooms. For more information, visit www.skillsusa.org.

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MEDIA CONTACTS                              

Fieldpiece Instruments:
Leslie Licano, Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc.
Phone: 949.733.8679 x 101
Email: leslie@beyondfifteen.com


Jane Short or Karen Kitzel
Phone: 703.777.8810
Email: jshort@skillsusa.org or kkitzel@skillsusa.org


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