Monday, April 08, 2013

CN funds AREMA endowment for education

Canadian National has committed a $50,000 endowment to the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation, according to a release from the association.

David Ferryman, CN vice president – engineering, announced the grant at a recent AREMA Board of Governors meeting. The endowment will fund a "CN" Scholarship through the Foundation in perpetuity.

James Carter, Jr., current president of the Board of Governors and Foundation president said, "We are very pleased that CN has decided to endow a scholarship. CN is the fourth Class 1 railroad to support the AREMA Foundation in this extraordinary way."

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