Student Receives 2011-2012 RV Learning Center Scholarship
College sophomore Evan Richardson is the latest recipient of a $2,500
scholarship from the RV Learning Center Scholarship Program, which is
endowed through The Kindlund Family Foundation.
Richardson is in his second year as a Computer Engineering major at
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a 3.57 GPA. His father,
Kevin Richardson has been employed as a sales consultant with North
Trail RV, Ft. Myers, FL for the last 15 years. Evan recently assisted
his father and North Trail RV by creating a customer database program.
His essay outlines his intention to use his skills to develop systems
for RVs including: automatic window blinds, lighting, air conditioning,
and energy management products.
“This is the second time in ten years that Al Erp of North
Trail RV has sponsored a scholarship recipient,” Kindlund
said. “This speaks volumes about the caliber of
employees that Al has on his team. They are working hard in school to
advance themselves and help build a better future for the RV
The RV Learning Center Scholarship Program recognizes deserving
rising college sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Applicants are judged
on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and honors, RV
industry involvement, financial need, and a 500-word essay. The program
has awarded more than $52,000 to 21students since its inception in
The Kindlund family, which endowed the scholarship program with
$270,000, remains active in the RV industry even after selling its
corporation, Holiday RV Superstores, in 1999. Newt Kindlund serves on RV
Learning Center Board of Directors.
The RV Learning Center is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.
Contributions may be tax-deductible as charitable donations.
Visit www.rvlearningcenter.com for more