NACE Foundation Recognizes 2016 Outstanding Students

Mears Group-NACE Foundation Scholarship  –  Linsey Grzeschik, Abigail Helbling, Faycal Khabouchi, Paul Krell, Madeline Lee, Nathaniel Sutton  –  University of Akron

On Tuesday evening at Commodore Ballroom, the NACE Foundation recognized its 2016 scholarship recipients at the Scholarship Awards Ceremony, sponsored by BP. Out of the 317 applications received by the NACE Foundation, 35 outstanding students were awarded 50 scholarships. Recipients were chosen by selection committees based on their academic excellence, work experience, professional activities, and commitment to the corrosion industry.

The NACE Foundation also distributed travel assistance totaling $34,000 to 128 students attending CORROSION 2016. The NACE Foundation, now in its twelfth year of awarding scholarships, is able to recognize these deserving students each year thanks to individual and corporate charitable donations, as well as the generous financial support of NACE sections and areas. Click here more information on the NACE Foundation’s Scholarship Program.

Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients:

NACE Foundation Academic Scholarship
Linsey Grzeschik – University of Akron
Feby Mathew – University of Akron
Shaylynn McCarthy – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Kerry Muenchow – Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Kody Wolfe – Ohio University

Graduate Student Book Award
Noelle Co – University of Virginia
Greg Curtzwiler – University of Southern Mississippi
Maria Di Bonaventura – Ohio University
Elmira Ghanbari – University of Akron
Jeffrey Henderson – University of Western Ontario
Susmitha Kotu – Texas A&M University
Chao Liu – University of Virginia
Austin Maples – University of Southern Mississippi
Oluwafemi Oyewole – University of Portsmouth
Thalia Standish – University of Western Ontario

Hans Schmoldt Scholarship in Cathodic Protection
Nathaniel Sutton – University of Akron

MTI Bert Krisher Memorial Scholarship
Will Hoskins – University of Tennessee
Mary Teague – University of Akron

NACE Past Presidents Scholarship
Allison Carney – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Madeline Lee – University of Akron

Mark Miller Memorial Scholarship
Mary Teague – University of Akron

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Nathaniel Sutton – University of Akron

NACE Philadelphia Liberty Bell Academic Scholarship
Ziyin Huang – Drexel University

NACE Detroit Section Scholarship
Asia Dillard – University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings Scholarship
Nicholas D’Angelo – University of Akron
Abigail Helbling – University of Akron

The Jotun Scholarship for Excellence in Coatings Technology
Sarah Busef – University of Manchester

Gordon Rankin Corrosion Engineering Scholarship
Linsey Grzeschik – University of Akron
Shaylynn McCarthy – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Tinker & Rasor–Latin American Area Scholarship
Maité Ochoa – Instituto Sabato (UNSAM/CNEA)
Luis Fernando Martinez Suarez – Universidad de Santander

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
Kerry Muenchow – Worcester Polytechnic Institute

NACE Foundation–Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
Olga Eliseeva – Case Western Reserve University

Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund
Feby Mathew – University of Akron

Sharon Aihara Coombs Memorial Scholarship
Shaylynn McCarthy – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

NACE Foundation-Williams Companies Academic Scholarship
Paul Krell – University of Akron

Carboline–NACE Foundation Scholarship
Nicholas D’Angelo – University of Akron
Jovan Jevric – University of Akron
Paul Kowalski – University of Akron
Feby Mathew – University of Akron
Sean O’Brien – University of Akron
Mary Teague – University of Akron

Mears Group–NACE Foundation Scholarship SCholarship
Linsey Grzeschik – University of Akron
Abigail Helbling – University of Akron
Faycal Khabouchi – University of Akron
Ben Kopchak – University of Akron
Paul Krell – University of Akron
Madeline Lee – University of Akron
Nathaniel Sutton – University of Akron

2016 Scholarship Recipients Photo Gallery:

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