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Peyton Dahler Receives NTPDA Scholarship

Area Diesel Service, Inc. President Val Leefers with NTPDA Scholarship recipient Peyton Dahler, her father and ADS, Inc. employee Gary Dahler, and ADS, Inc. Vice President Von Leefers.


Peyton Dahler, daughter of Gary Dahler and Melia Slightom, was recently awarded a $2,000.00 scholarship from the National Tractor Parts Dealer Association.

Peyton will attend Blackburn College this fall to pursue a degree in Special Education, and plans to later transfer to the University of Tennessee Knoxville to complete her degree.

Peyton has demonstrated outstanding qualities in academic achievement, extra-curricular and community activities, and leadership abilities. The NTPDA along with co-sponsor Area Diesel Service, Inc. is very pleased to have presented Peyton with this scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded annually to the association’s members, employees and their families. Peyton’s father, Gary, has been employed by Area Diesel Service, Inc. in Carlinville since 1978.

Founded in Carlinville, Ill., Area Diesel Service, Inc. has supplied quality products and services to the diesel market for almost fifty years. In addition to the Carlinville branch, the company has branches in Pleasant Hill, Iowa and Indianapolis, Ind. More information on Area Diesel Service, Inc.’s products and services can be found online at

The National Tractor Parts Dealer Association is a trade association serving the agricultural and industrial industries with members throughout the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Spain, and United Kingdom. Learn more about the National Tractor Parts Dealer Association by going to our website,