New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2013
Catalina Morales who was once told her dreams of IT networking career would be too hard for her to achieve, is set to prove her detractors wrong with an incentive from NetCom Learning. Catalina is the winner of the monthly December 2012 Sarder Scholarship which provides $2500 which can be used for NetCom Learning courses. The child of first generation immigrants to this country, her parents told her she was here to get ahead in life and learn everything she could. A single parent, Catalina is the recent graduate from community college with an Associate’s degree in Business which she accomplished by working every job she could get.
“Catalina Morales is just the kind of student that the Sarder Scholarship Fund was created for. She is hard working and goal oriented and is determined to achieve her dream of becoming an IT professional in the area of networking,” said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning.
Catalina has been working since she was fifteen and has always had an affinity for computers and technology. According to Catalina, “I am always the one that family members call for help with their computer woes. By winning this scholarship I will be able to turn my hobby into the start of a successful career.”
Her immediate plans are to become certified in CompTIA A+ and Network+. When she has completed A+ and Network+ she plans to pursue the Cisco Certified Networking Associate certification and the Cisco Certified Networking professional certification. She also hopes to complete her Bachelor’s degree in information technology. Catalina states that winning the Sarder Scholarship is giving her the head start she needs to set her plans for the future in motion for a successful career in IT.
The Sarder Scholarship is awarded on a monthly basis to a qualified applicant looking to advance their career in IT. The $2500 scholarship award can be used toward live online classes or any regular classroom course. The scholarship is named after the company’s co-founder who is an ardent believer in the need for lifelong learning.
The scholarship is open to individuals of any background or skill level. To find out how to qualify for the Sarder Scholarship visit
About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training 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 thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.
The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.