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.
The PSI Chapter is awarding $32,500 to 12 students in its 2022 scholarship program, setting records for the total funds awarded and the number of student recipients. This year’s scholarship total includes one $5,000 grand-prize scholarship and 11 $2,500 merit scholarships. Winning students can use the PSI scholarship funds to pay for certificate or degree programs at technical, trade, and vocational schools as well as two-year or four-year post-secondary institutions.
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
Abigail Williams, Greif (Godfrey, Illinois); Southwestern Illinois College
$2,500 Merit Scholarship Winners
Emalee Brewer, Far West Recycling (Hillsboro, Oregon); University of Oregon
Savannah Duursema, Van Dyk Recycling Solutions (Norwalk, Connecticut); Eastern Connecticut State University
Sydney Eaton, Graphic Packaging International (West Monroe, Louisiana); Louisiana State University
Martha-Kate Gillis, Graphic Packaging International (Macon, Georgia); University of Georgia
Gabriel Harrison, International Paper (Memphis, Tennessee); University of Alabama
Emily Hilyard, PADNOS (Ludington, Michigan); Cornerstone University
Zachary House, WestRock (Philadelphia); University of Alabama
Alessandro Mordasiewicz, Waste Management (Chicago); Purdue University
Mallori Russell, International Paper (Houston, Mississippi); Itawamba Community College
Jacquelyn State, Pratt Industries (Conyers, Georgia); University of West Georgia
Owen Williams, Greif (Godfrey, Illinois); Lewis and Clark Community College
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.
Click HERE for a copy of the 2023 PSI scholarship guidelines and application. To be considered, applications must be postmarked on or before March 15, 2023.
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.