Abe Brenner & Ken Iverson Scholarship

Each year, the Southeast Region awards scholarships of $1,250 each to selected students. The scholarship is open to any dependent of an employee of an ISRI Southeast Region Member Company in good standing for College or Vocational School.

2024 SE Scholarship Program

This scholarship is for $1,250 over the academic year (one payment in the fall and one in the spring). The SE Scholarship Fund provides $750 toward the scholarship and the company sponsoring the applicant provides an additional $500 should the applicant receive a scholarship. Before applying, please make sure the ISRI Member Company is willing to support the applicant and a check from the Member Company is supplied with the application.

Consult the application for submission requirements and details on supporting documentation. Contact Thomas Bennett, Scholarship Chair, with any questions about the program.

2023 SE Scholarship Winners

Southeast Region selected a record 23 students as winners in its 2023 scholarship program. Each student received $1,250 to apply toward tuition at any College or Vocational School of their choice. The 2023 scholarship winners, along with their sponsoring Southeast Region member company and the school of choice, were as follows:

Stella Pope NorrisUniversity of MississippiEcovery
Chloe OdumVirginia TechBerry Iron and Metal Company
Emily Hernandez-PachonUniversity of KentuckyPotomac Metals
Ignacio CruzNova Southeastern UniversitySchnitzer
Mary SmokeAuburn UniversityStrickland Trading
William SinclairAuburn UniversityStrickland Trading
Leslie Ricott HunozParker UniversitySchnitzer
Noah WatkinsMotlow State Community CollegeCFC Recycling
Aaron GentryMotlow State Community CollegeCFC Recycling
Sophia PiggAustin Peay State UniversityCFC Recycling
Justin ThompsonTenn. College of Applied Tech.CFC Recycling
Nolan CardwellTenn. TechCFC Recycling
Allie CardwellUniversity of AlabamaCFC Recycling
Logan BentleyUniversity of AlabamaSA Recycling
Bryce BernardClemson UniversityKuhn Equipment
Raven RegisterUniversity of North FloridaLeon Iron & Metal
Zayda MartinezSpartanburg Methodist CollegeSpartan Iron & Metal
Guillermo LabraUSC UpstateSpartan Iron & Metal
Victoria LaughterIsothermal Community CollegeSpartan Iron & Metal
Jennings SinclairAuburn UniversityStrickland Trading
Emma RutherfordUniversity of KentuckyRecycle Alabama
Jadyn AbramsShepherd UniversityPotomac Metals
Lydia SchulzUniversity of South CarolinaKuhn Equipment



Lacey Capps
Director, Chapter Relations
(202) 662-8538

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