WASHINGTON, D.C., June 14, 2021 – The Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA) recently awarded its second annual CLDA Scholarships to two students who are the children of members of the association. Each student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to pursue education beyond high school.
This year’s recipients are
- Darren Frankel, son Michael Frankel, Co-Owner & CEO of Sir Lancellot Courier Service in Philadelphia, PA
- Joseph Rivituso, son of Lori Rivituso, Collections/AR Manager at Select Express in New York, NY.
Frankel is an honors student at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees, NJ. This fall he will be a freshman attending the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washing University in Washington DC. His many awards include earning membership in the Honor Society multiple years, being appointed as a Yale Young Global Scholar, earning recognition as the Best Speaker on the Varsity and JV debate teams and receiving multiple Model UN awards, including serving as the Secretary General in 2020. He has been recognized for his achievements as a member of the rowing team and served as a volunteer for the South Jersey Rowing Club. Darren has in been leadership roles for BBYO, a worldwide teen movement that provides leadership experiences for Jewish teens. He is the son of Michael Frankel, co-owner & CEO of Sir Lancellot Courier Service in Philadelphia, PA and Jennifer Frankel.
Joseph Rivituso is an honors student at Notre Dame High School in Easton, PA who intends to pursue a business career. He will be a freshman at Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA in the fall. Joseph is a student-athlete, playing both varsity baseball and football. He was a member of the local Travel Baseball league and served as a coach. His high level of scholarship while pursuing athletics earned him the Jeff Daley Athlete Scholar Award in 2019. He is active in community service, volunteer for soup kitchens, participating in Adopt a Family During the Holidays, the Miracle League, the Special Olympics and his local church. He is the son of Lori and Gene Rivituso. Lori is Collections/AR Manager at Select Express in New York, a CLDA member. His father works in technology.
Those applying for the scholarship had to be associated with a CLDA member and planning on attending college, a trade school or trucking school in the fall. The two students were chosen for their combination of high academics, leadership abilities and involvement in extracurricular activities. They were selected by members of the CLDA Scholarship Committee, which included CLDA Board Members and active CLDA Members. The scholarships were funded by donations from CLDA members, vendors and affiliates. Winners will be recognized at the CLDA’s Final Mile Forum later this month and in the Customized Logistics & Delivery Magazine.
The CLDA Scholarships are awarded annually. Submissions for the 2022 awards should be submitted by April 1, 2022. For more information go to the CLDA Cares tab on clda.org.
About the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association
The Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) is a non-profit professional association that connects and leads members of the time-critical logistics and delivery industries. The association serves the needs of its 2,900 essential service members who are logistics professionals, carriers, shippers, drivers, air cargo logistics providers, 3PLs and vendors servicing today’s supply chain companies. The CLDA gives its members access to a diverse network of logistics professionals looking to create new business opportunities and share decades of practical insights. They provide an avenue for amplifying members’ voices on key issues and helps them participate in the regulatory discussions shaping the industry. The CLDA keeps members informed and educated on trends, current issues and best practices.
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