DAVIE, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Tool is proud to announce the launch of the first-ever InternationalTool.com Louis Wild Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has been created in memory of the company's founder, and is open to all incoming college freshman or undergraduate and graduate students.
Each applicant is required to submit an essay of 500 words or less describing an example of how he or she feels the effect will be on brick and mortar retailing based upon the rapidly growing internet.
"At International Tool, we know that saving up for school can be tough," said Dean Barnett, President and CEO of International Tool. "We believe that scholarships have the ability to give students motivation to pursue their dreams with less worry about tuition and other school-related expenses."
The winning essay will be judged on the content, style, creativity, and how persuasively the applicant presents his or her point of view. After the deadline of December 31, 2016, all entries will be reviewed, and the winning essay will subsequently be selected by a panel of three judges.
All applicant submissions are subject to the "Guidelines for the InternationalTool.com Louis Wild Memorial Scholarship".
About International Tool
International Tool's company history begins humbly with late founder Louis Wild selling power cords from the back of his van to contractors at job sites in the 1960s. Since then, the business has evolved into boasting the largest power tool showroom in the Southeastern United States, and the full-line sale and web distribution of power tools, generators, shop machinery, measuring equipment and accessories.
Unlike many tool distributors and home centers, International Tool carries each and every tool in the manufacturer's line, not just the "hot" items, and they purchase them in large quantities, which allows them to pass on the savings to the customer. International Tool employs knowledgeable sales people, and is always ready share their knowledge to assist them in completing the jobs with the right tool, for the lowest price.
For more information, visit www.InternationalTool.com or call them toll-free at 800-338-3384.
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