FleetNow Honors John Goodwin as First Annual Construct Your Future Scholarship Winner

FleetNow is proud to announce that John Goodwin, a distinguished student from Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tennessee, has been awarded the first annual FleetNow Construct Your Future Scholarship. John will be attending Mississippi State University this fall, where he plans to study mechanical engineering.

John Goodwin’s impressive high school career is marked by his exceptional achievements both in academics and athletics. He has participated in football, lacrosse, student council, student ambassadors, student ministry team, and the rock-climbing club. His relentless work ethic has propelled him to the top of both the athletics and academic departments. Maintaining above a 4.0 GPA, John has received departmental awards within the STEM program and a prestigious service award. Additionally, he has been recognized with the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award and has been a two-sport varsity athlete all four years of high school.

John’s passion for mechanical engineering, particularly in the automotive and heavy equipment industries, has been evident since elementary school. He is fascinated by performance engines, custom performance parts, and assembly line efficiency, as well as agricultural and construction machinery. His goal is to work for a leading company like John Deere, CAT, or JCB, where he hopes to design and improve powerful machines, such as earth movers and tractors.

I am incredibly honored to receive the FleetNow Construct Your Future Scholarship,” said John. “This scholarship will greatly support my studies at Mississippi State University and help me pursue my dream of leading a team in designing innovative machinery. I am excited to take the first steps toward achieving my goals and making a significant impact in the industry.”

John Goodwin

About FleetNow’s Construct Your Future Annual Scholarship

At FleetNow, we believe in the power of education and the potential of young minds to shape the future of the heavy equipment industry. The FleetNow Construct Your Future Annual Scholarship was established in 2023 with the goal of assisting exceptional students like John Goodwin achieve their educational and career aspirations.

We are now taking applications for the 2025 FleetNow Construct Your Future Scholarship. We will again be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a selected student applicant for use toward their degree or certification. One student will be selected per year.

To qualify for the FleetNow Construct Your Future Annual Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a high school or undergraduate student pursuing a higher education in a heavy-equipment related field.
  • Submit a 500+ word essay or a 2-minute video detailing who the applicant is, their future goals, and how they plan to reach those goals.