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Material Handling Education Foundation 2015-16 Scholarship Awards Announced

MHI / MODEX 2016

The Board of Directors of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) recently announced its 2015-2016 Scholarship Winners.  A total of $127,150 in scholarships was issued.
For 39 years, MHEFI has supported material handling and logistics sciences students at many universities.  MHEFI scholarships are awarded each year to students dedicated to entering the material handling and logistics field, either within MHI member companies or the user community. 
 
These students are pursuing careers in the industry as engineers, project managers, management and professors.  Many will be employed in manufacturing and the supply chain.
 
2015-16 Scholarship Winners
Crane Manufacturers Association of America Honor Scholarship
$9,000 awarded to Catherine Ninah, University of Central Florida
 
Tompkins International Honor Scholarship
$6,000 awarded to Mohammad Moshref-Javadi, Purdue University
 
Frazier Industrial Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Benjamin Acker, University of Oklahoma - Norman
 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Atlas Toyota Material Handling
$5,000 awarded to Jeremy Kaszycki, Bradley University
 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Conger Toyota Lift & Transamerican Equipment
$5,000 awarded to Natalie Burger, University of Wisconsin - Superior
 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Eastern Lift Truck, Mr. Jack Patten, Mr. Gary Moore, Hy-Tek Material Handling
$5,000 awarded to Joseph Leon, University of Pittsburgh
 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Hamilton Caster, Hanel Storage Systems, Mr. George Sefer
$5,000 awarded to Tori Crook, University of Nebraska at Kearney
 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by TVH Americas
$5,000 awarded to Lacy Greening, Oklahoma State University
 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by WorldWide Material Handling
$5,000 awarded to Stephanie Demos, Ohio State University
 
Material Handling Education Foundation Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Alexis Huelsman, Auburn University
 
Material Handling Education Foundation Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Tianqi Gao, Auburn University
 
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Jonathan Barry, Auburn University
 
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Ellen Graszi, Penn State University
 
Spanco, Inc. Honor Scholarship
$5,000 awarded to Carolyn Duffett, Penn State University
 
Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems Honor Scholarship
$4,000 awarded to Sreenath Chalil Madathil, Clemson University
 
Storage Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$3,000 awarded to Marie-Christine Rochon, Universite Laval
 
Electrification and Controls Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$2,500 awarded to Pam Manhart, Iowa State University
 
Irving M. Footlik, P.E. Memorial Scholarship
$2,500 awarded to Parvaneh Jahani, University of Louisville
 
Southworth International Group, Inc. Honor Scholarship
$2,500 awarded to Ragothaman Avanasi Narasimhan, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 
St. Onge Company Honor Scholarship
2,500 awarded to Daniel Rose, Penn State University
 
Expert Crane Honor Scholarship
$2,250 awarded to Sarah Linkenhoker, Montana State University
 
Hoist Manufacturers Institute/Monorail Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$2,100 awarded to Megan Rowland, Mississippi State University
 
Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Imane Outmal, University of Houston
 
Conveyor & Sortation Systems Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Shahab Derhami, Auburn University
 
Hanel Storage Systems Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Daniel Allison, University of Pittsburgh
 
Order Fulfillment Solutions Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Yoftahe Amsalu, University of Louisville
 
Ridg-U-Rak Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Kathryn Smith, North Carolina State University
 
Seizmic, Inc. Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Youlen Ghazalian, California Polytechnic
 
Steel King Industries Honor Scholarship
$2,000 awarded to Andrew Ewing, Kansas State University
 
Hytrol Conveyor Honor Scholarship
$1,800 awarded to Nicole Antonio, University of Oklahoma - Norman
 
Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment Council Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Nidhi Koshy, Georgia Tech
 
Gorbel Inc. Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Peter Scheutzow, Clarkson University
 
Lee Wood Scholarship (ICWM)
$1,500 awarded to Seyed Mofidi, University of Central Florida
 
Lift Manufacturers Product Section Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Robert Smart, Maine Maritime Academy
 
Loading Dock Equipment Manufacturers Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Chad Dill, University of Southern Indiana
 
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Adam Ludvik, University of Minnesota
 
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Alexander Stroh, University of Minnesota
 
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Arun Jayaraman, Oklahoma State University
 
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Luis Cardona, University of Louisville
 
Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to Sean Leone, University of Pittsburgh
 
Since 1976, MHEFI has awarded more than $2.5 million in scholarships and grants to students at 76 colleges and universities. 
 
To learn more about donating to MHEFI or to apply for future scholarships contact Donna Varner at MHI at 704-714-8731 and visit the MHEFI website at MHEFI.net.
 
 
 

For more information please contact:

Carol Miller
MHI / MODEX 2016

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