Five students will receive a four-year scholarship of $5,000 per year from Schindler Elevator Corporation
Morristown, NJ, June 19, 2020 - Congratulations to the five recipients of the 2020 Schindler Elevator Corporation Scholarship Program. Each scholarship is in the form of a four-year award of $5,000 per year, which may be applied to any bachelor's degree program at a regionally accredited, four-year college or university within the United States.
The annual competition is conducted through the nationwide Merit Program by National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), an independent, nonprofit organization and is open to all children of Schindler employees in the United States who are juniors in high school.
The students honored with a 2020 Schindler Elevator Corporation Scholarship are:
Angelina is the daughter of employee John Busetto, who works for Schindler as National 5500 Trainer/Foreman in Morristown, NJ. Angelina earned her diploma from Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ. She plans to attend the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, IN.
Lizzie is the daughter of employee William Phipps, who works for Schindler as Storeroom Attendant in Clinton, NC. Lizzie earned her diploma from Hobbton High School in Newton Grove, NC. She plans to attend East Carolina University Honors College in Greenville, NC.
Derek is the son of employee Kris Sundberg, who works for Schindler as Director, NI Strategic Initiatives in Morristown, NJ. Derek earned his diploma from West Morris Central HS in Chester, NJ. He plans to attend Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.
Reid is the son of employee Jason Walters, who works for Schindler as InTruss Engineering and Manufacturing Manager in Clinton, NC. Reid earned his diploma from Clinton High School in Clinton, NC. He plans to attend Barton College in Wilson, NC.
Libby is the daughter of employee Larry Witham, who works for Schindler as System Architect IT, in Morristown, NJ. Libby earned her diploma from New Egypt High School in New Egypt, NJ. She plans to attend Washington College in Chestertown, MD.
All participants were screened by National Merit Scholarship Corporation on their PSAT scores taken in their junior year of high school. The top-ranked students were then evaluated on their academic record, contributions to the school and community, self-description of activities, accomplishments and potential for success in rigorous college prep studies.
"Congratulations to this year's winners!" says Mike Yurchuk, Sr. Vice President, Human Resources, Schindler Elevator Corporation. "Undoubtedly this year proved to be a challenging year. As we look ahead to building a stronger future, I am pleased Schindler can partner with the National Merit Scholarship Program to provide these well-earned scholarships. I wish you all continued success as you progress through college and beyond."
All phases of the competition, including the selection of winners and the administration of their awards are handled for Schindler Elevator Corporation by National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).