Peralta, a 2006 graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School, is employed in the Geek Squad Department of Best Buy, learning about hardware and software and the IT environment. Peralta is hoping to build on what he's currently learning in his IT job in order to take his career even further. Peralta's resolve exactly represents the spirit of the Sarder Scholarship (http://www.netcomlearning.com/
"It's always inspiring to be able to award the Sarder Scholarship and know that we are helping to encourage a passion for lifelong learning," said NetCom Learning (http://www.youtube.com/
Peralta hopes to use the Sarder Scholarhip to acquire his A+ Certification and establish himself in an entry-level position in the IT field. Eventually, he'd like to further his education and advance to a corporation such as Google, Cisco, IBM or Microsoft.
"I know for a fact that having Netcom Learning as a credential, I will be on the right path for achieving success in my professional field beyond my imagination. I am confident that by awarding me this scholarship, I will be able to fulfill one of my dreams, and I will take with me the name of "NetCom Learning" and be a successful reflection of the institution and the professors that will help along the way," Peralta said.
The scholarship was created as a way to give back to the community and further Sarder's mission to foster an environment of lifelong learning. Each month NetCom Learning awards a different student the scholarship.
The scholarship is open to individuals of any background or skill level. To find out how to qualify for the Sarder Scholarship, visit http://www.netcomlearning.com/
About the Sarder Scholarship
Named after its benefactor, Russell Sarder, NetCom Learning's Sarder Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship given monthly to an individual seeking to start or advance a career in the IT industry. For more information on the Sarder Scholarship, visit www.netcomlearning.com/
About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is a premier provider of IT and business-training solutions to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named twice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2011 IT Training Companies Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com.
The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.
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