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$75,000 in PMMI Member Family Scholarships Awarded

Press release from the issuing company

Fifteen students receive $5,000 scholarships through the PMMI Foundation.

Herndon, Va. – PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, recently awarded fifteen students $5,000 scholarships from the PMMI Member Family Scholarship. This scholarship supports immediate family members of PMMI member company employees who are pursuing packaging and processing as a career choice.

“Member Family Scholarships underscore PMMI’s commitment to our members and the future of the packaging and processing industry, paving the way for the next generation,” says Jim Pittas, president and CEO, PMMI.

The winners of the 2021 Member Family Scholarship are:

Brooke Braun, DePaul University
Member Company: Provisur Technologies

Conner Decker, University of Maryland
Member Company: Decker Tape Products

Clair Frain, Loyola University of Chicago
Member Company: Frain Industries

Jacqueline Irvine, UCLA
Member Company: Plexpack Corp.

Chris Krohn, California State University Fresno
Member Company: ADCO Manufacturing

Gavin McDermott, University of Florida
Member Company: B&R Industrial Automation

Ethan Moffitt, Messiah University
Member Company: APX Seetech Systems

Nathaniel Mulder, University of St. Thomas
Member Company: Rockwell Automation

Joshua Navin, Milwaukee School of Engineering
Member Company: Speed-Dee Packaging Machinery

Kyle Navin, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Member Company: Speed-Dee Packaging Machinery

Jarod Parsons, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Member Company: Optima Machinery

Michelle Saganich, University of Notre Dame
Member Company: Rockwell Automation

Alexandria Wall, Purdue University
Member Company: Solbern

Adam Wolfe, Elizabethtown College
Member Company: JLS Automation

Zarren Zafiro, Purdue University Northwest
Member Company: Linmot USA

Students are required to have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, career plans in packaging and processing and be an employee or immediate family member of an employee at a member company that is in good standing with PMMI to qualify for the scholarship.

With a commitment to developing future leaders in the industry, the PMMI Foundation has awarded academic scholarships each year to students pursuing a career in packaging and processing since 1998.

For more information about the PMMI Foundation, go to pmmi.org/foundation.

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