30 August 2011
30 August 2011
Bob DeRoma, Interplastic's Senior Vice President has announced the 2011 recipients of the Scholars Award sponsored by Interplastic Corporation in affiliation with the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA).
The five high school graduates and their company affiliations are: Erik Linnell, La Crosse, Wisconsin (Advanced Fiber Products); Emily Liang, Kingsport, Tennessee (Eastman Chemical Company); Cassandra Parsons, Mission Viejo, California (PPG Industries); Kelsey Tuttle, Cary, North Carolina (Reichhold Inc.); Casey Leamon, Church Hill, Tennessee (Eastman Chemical Company). Each winner receives $2,000 to be used towards their studies at a four-year college or university of their choice.
Interplastic explains this is the eleventh year they have awarded the scholarships. “Choosing the students who will be awarded this scholarship is not an easy task”, said Bob DeRoma, “These exceptional young adults go above and beyond obtaining outstanding academic grades. They are involved in charitable works, active in their communities and are outstanding role models for others to follow.”
According to Interplastic , to be eligible for a Scholars Award, the applicant's parents, legal guardian, or the student must be employed by an ACMA-member company and the student must be planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university. The selection of the Scholars winners is based on the individual's personal merit and background, with an emphasis on excellence in academic and extracurricular activities. The scholarships must be used for tuition and/or required books, supplies and equipment.