The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education awarded the $2,000 Stan & Marleen Moffitt Scholarship to Jordan Essy of DeSoto, Iowa. Essy is a GM ASEP student at Des Moines Area Community College.


Overall, the IAD Foundation awarded 15 $2,000 scholarships to college-bound students. The recipients are seeking education to begin a career in the automotive industry.


Scholarship applications are available each December. In the spring, the Foundation Board of Directors reviews scholarship applications and selects the winners.


About the Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education


The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education is a non-profit entity established in 1995 by the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association. The IAD Foundation’s mission is to support educational, research and charitable activities that positively impact the automotive industry.


Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded more than 200 scholarships to students across Iowa. About IADA The Iowa Automobile Dealers Association is a trade association representing more than 300 car and truck dealers in the state. The association was established in 1919.


Contact Mary Cason, Executive Vice President Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education, (515)440-7625 mcason@iada.com, Brittany Bungert, Director of Communications Iowa Automobile Dealers Association, (515)440-7620 bbungert@iada.com.