One membership benefit of the Paper Stock Industries Chapter and ISRI’s Recycling Research and Education Foundation is to annually award academic scholarships that help select college-bound students pay for their higher education.
PSI is currently raising funds for its 2022 scholarship program. To donate, simply access the donation form here and select your preferred payment method. PSI thanks you in advance for your support!
The PSI Chapter has selected nine college-bound students as winners in its annual academic scholarship program. The chapter awarded a record $25,000 in scholarships this year, including one $5,000 grand-prize scholarship—its largest single scholarship ever—and eight $2,500 merit scholarships. Winning students are allowed to apply the scholarships toward tuition at any regionally accredited two-year or four-year post-secondary school for the 2021-2022 academic year.
This year’s winners, along with their sponsoring ISRI/PSI Chapter member company/location and the school they will attend, are as follows:
$5,000 Grand-Prize Scholarship Winner
Nathan Dummitt, Graphic Packaging International (Macon, Ga.); Georgia Institute of Technology.
$2,500 Merit Scholarship Winners
Jaden Johns, International Paper (Houston, Miss.); Mississippi State University.
Abigail Kodidek, Graphic Packaging International (Atlanta); University of Chicago.
Rory Perkins, Sims Metal Management (New York); Washington University in St. Louis.
Tripp Ragans, Wilmington Paper Corp. (Pine Brook, N.J.); Florida State University.
Ileana Rodriguez, Pioneer Industries International (Dallas); Haverford College.
Elizabeth Stricklin, Schnitzer Southeast (Attalla, Ala.); Auburn University.
Julia Williams, WestRock Recycling (Tucker, Ga.); University of Miami.
Rhiannon Wimer, Graphic Packaging International (Macon, Ga.); Bucknell University.
PSI awards scholarships to select students who are graduating seniors and who are dependents of employees in the recycling division of PSI member companies. PSI awards a varying number of scholarships each year based on the funds available. In 2021, PSI will award one $5,000 grand scholarship and eight $2,500 scholarships, with winning students selected based on merit.
American Baler Co.
Closed Loop Partners
Combined Resources Inc.
E.L. Harvey & Sons
Fibre Trade Inc.
G&T Trading International Corp.
Genesis Resource Enterprise Inc.
Miami Waste Paper Co.
Midland Davis Corp.
Moore & Associates
Pioneer Industries International
Recycling Today Media Group
Resource Management Companies
RMR/Recycling Management Resources
WinFibre (U.S.) Inc.