Sept. 20, 2023, McLean, Va. – The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) Louis T. Fiore Electronic Communications Scholarship is now accepting applications for the 2023 spring and 2024 fall semesters. The Scholarship is open to anyone studying an electronics curriculum, specifically electronic communications, or software development related to electronic communications, regardless of financial need.
Students seeking such a degree in electrical engineering or an associate degree in electronics at any nationally accredited educational institution may apply. The deadline to apply is Sept. 30, 2023. For more information on this scholarship, including donating, please visit TMA’s website.
TMA President Morgan Hertel announced the establishment of the Scholarship at the 2022 Annual Meeting. The Scholarship honors Mr. Fiore’s enduring contribution to the alarm industry and the Alarm Industry Communications Committee (AICC) and is intended to promote careers in electronic communications.
“How do you recognize someone who’s given his heart and soul for more than 30 years to an organization?” asked President Hertel when introducing the new scholarship. “Lou has served the alarm industry in many capacities. We wanted to honor his immeasurable contributions in an everlasting manner to make certain he and his work is never forgotten.” The room rose with a standing ovation as Fiore approached the stage to accept a small token of recognition from President Hertel.
“I am honored. As chair of the AICC for 30 years, I worked hard to make certain the Committee and its members thrived. The work was very close to my heart. Thank you very much. This is incredible,” stated Fiore in his acceptance comments.