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EDSF Presents 2006 Scholarships

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. U.S.A (August 22, 2006) -- The Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF), the non-profit organization dedicated to the document management and communications marketplace, announced the recipients of its 2006 EDSF Scholarships. Considered to be one of the foundation's most important industry programs, 45 EDSF scholarships were awarded to 42 students who demonstrated high achievement and a commitment to careers in the document management and communications arena. The 2006 scholarship recipients attend schools in the U.S., Canada and Nigeria. The EDSF scholarship program recognizes and supports the vital role that education plays in the success of companies within the document management and communications marketplace worldwide. EDSF scholarships are presented to qualified students from around the globe who are preparing for careers in this growing and dynamic industry. In the past seven years, close to 200 scholarships have been awarded to students. The value of the awards range from: $1,000 to $5,000 and the average scholarship is $2,000. ”It can not be stressed enough that the students of today are the professionals, thinkers and innovators of tomorrow's document management and communication landscape. Our industry benefits significantly by supporting these outstanding individuals who are pursuing an education and career focused on documents," said Frank Romano, Chair of the EDSF Scholarship Selection Committee and Professor Emeritus, Rochester Institute of Technology. "It is worthwhile for the industry to unite in EDSF's efforts to promote education and help these students succeed. I am personally in awe of this year's scholarship recipients who demonstrate a high-level of enthusiasm and dedication to achievement." The EDSF 2006 Scholarship Awards and recipients include: Dr. Aurel Zajta Scholarship, Sponsored by OutputLinks This award recognizes an undergraduate, graduate or doctorate student involved in mathematics-based studies related to the graphic arts, font, print or internet related subjects. Recipient: Olga Labazova, Northeastern Illinois University EDSF Board of Directors Scholarship These awards honor junior, senior or advanced-degree college students pursing degrees in document related technologies, such as graphic communications, document management, document content and/or document distribution, multimedia, plus computer science, engineering, sales and marketing. Recipients: Lorrie Barber, St. Johns University, U.S. Rebecca Barfield, University of West Florida, U.S. Katie Burkett, Georgia Southern University, U.S. Kristen Camp, Georgia Southern University, U.S. Jim DePrimo, Liberty University, U.S. Ashlen Dewey, Tisch School of Arts, New York University, U.S. Amineh Fadhil, Concordia University, Canada Olga Filippova, Baker College, U.S. Shira Stein Goldman, West Virginia University, U.S. Gabriel Grant, Eastern Illinois University, U.S. Matthew Hughey, Central Missouri State University, U.S. Nsikak Solomon Idiong, University of Oyo, Nigeria Chantelle Izzard, University of Waterloo, Canada Russet Lederman, New School University, U.S. Jennifer Lemkes, North Carolina State University, U.S. Maria Levinstein, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, U.S. Daniel Mast, Pennsylvania College of Technology, U.S. Katrina Panovich, Indiana University, U.S. Daniel Ramsbrock, University of Maryland, U.S. Joshua Rosenauer, University of Florida, U.S. Brian Sawford, Drexel University, U.S. Stephanie Schexnayder, Southeastern Louisiana University, U.S. Charles Smutz, George Mason University, U.S. Maxim Sorokoletov, University of Colorado at Denver, U.S. Meghan Len Tonjes, University of Detroit Mercy, U.S. Ashley Waltz, Rochester Institute of Technology, U.S. Donna Willis, University of California at Irvine, U.S. Hao Xu, University of Waterloo, Canada EDSF Board of Directors Scholarship - Community Colleges or Two-year Technical Schools These awards are targeted to first or second-year students who attend technical, trade or community schools and are pursuing a degree in the field of computer science and document communication including graphic communication, computer science, engineering and multimedia. Recipients: Rachel Renee Bryan, Oklahoma City Community College, U.S. Debra Lynn Cazares, Kingwood College, U.S. Melinda Klein, Greenfield Community College, U.S. Christian Kent, Red River College, U.S. Jacqui Rhyno, Conestoga College, Canada Paul Otten, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada Heidelberg USA Scholarship, Sponsored by Heidelberg USA This scholarship is presented to a junior, senior or advanced-degree college student who is pursuing a degree in the field of document management and communication. This includes document related technologies, such as graphic communications, document management, document content and/or document distribution, multimedia, plus computer science, engineering, sales and marketing. Recipient: Andreas Otto, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, U.S. Hoods Memorial Scholarship For this award, special consideration is given to junior, senior or advanced-degree college students who are interested in public relations and a career in working with documents as a career; including document related technologies. Recipient: Eric Hansen, Syracuse University, U.S. HVTO Stewardship Award, Sponsored by OutputLinks Honoring the OutputLinks Stewardship Award recipient, this scholarship is awarded to an individual who, through volunteer and community activities, has demonstrated leadership and contribution. The student is pursuing a career in IT, graphic arts or business. Recipient: Eric Hansen, Syracuse University, U.S. HVTO Woman of Distinction, Sponsored by OutputLinks This award recognizes an outstanding woman who contributes to the development of the high volume transaction output (HVTO) industry. The recipient is pursuing a degree in IT, graphic arts or business. Recipient: Katherine D. Clarke, Rochester Institute of Technology, U.S. Joel Cartun Scholarship, Sponsored by the Lewis M. Gabbe Foundation This award is presented to a junior, senior or advanced-degree college student whose academic career focuses on document imaging, graphics, document management/content/archiving/security/distribution, business, sales and marketing, engineering and computer science. Recipient: Jennifer Dadlow, Ball State University, U.S. John A Lopiano Scholarship, Sponsored by COPI/OutputLinks This scholarship is presented to a junior, senior or advanced-degree college student with priority consideration given to students who work in or whose family member has worked or currently works in a segment of the high volume transaction output (HVTO) industry. Recipient: John Yogodzinski, Pennsylvania College of Technology, U.S. EDP Award of Merit, Sponsored by OutputLinks Undergraduate, graduate or doctorate students with studies in IT, Graphic Arts of Business are considered for this award. Special consideration is given to EDP (Electronic Document Professional certification) family members or individuals nominated by an EDP. Recipient: Jennifer Dadlow, Ball State University, U.S. Wayne Alexander Memorial Scholarship, Sponsored by AXIS Inc. For this scholarship, priority consideration is given to University of Central Florida junior, senior or advanced-degree students who are pursuing a degree in the field of document management and communications including digital media, communications, texts, technology, engineering and sales and marketing. Recipient: Traci Burchard, University of Central Florida, U.S. Xplor Canada Scholarship, Sponsored by Xplor Canada This award focuses on third, fourth-year or advanced-degree college students pursuing a degree in the field of electronic documents, including content and design, print technologies, computer science or graphic communications. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or Landed Immigrant. Recipient: Lenore Brown, University of Alberta, Canada Michael Renda Scholarship, Sponsored by EDSF This honor is presented to a junior, senior, or advanced-degree student pursuing a degree in the field of document management and communications including digital media, communications, texts, technology, engineering and business. Recipient: Andreas Otto, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, U.S. For additional scholarship details, visit the EDSF web site at www.edsf.org.

 

 

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