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ASSE Foundation Scholarships Awarded to Twenty One Students Attending Universities in Region VII

Posted in , , on Fri, May 25, 2012

DES PLAINES, IL (May 25, 2012) – Twenty one students attending universities in
the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Region VII, which consists of Indiana,
Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia are recipients of ASSE
Foundation (ASSEF) 2012 scholarships. Awarded each year to provide assistance
to students entering the growing international field of occupational safety and
health, the scholarships are funded by the continuing support of corporations,
ASSE Regions and Chapters, members and individuals.

The Region VII undergraduate recipients are:

  • Stella Amusha, recipient of the $1,000 Blacks in
    Safety Engineering Scholarship. Amusha is pursuing a degree in occupational
    safety and health at Oakland University, Rochester, MI.
  • Keri Brady, recipient of the $1,000 Kittyhawk Educational
    Enhancement Scholarship. Brady is studying environmental health at Wright State
    University, Fairborn, OH.
  • Martika Clark, recipient of the $5,250 UPS Diversity
    Scholarship. Clark is studying occupational safety and health at Murray State University,
    Murray, KY.
  • Ryan Curry is a recipient of the $1,500 Keith Bain
    Scholarship, sponsored by ASSE’s Middle Tennessee Chapter. Curry is pursuing a
    degree in occupational safety and health at Murray State University.
  • Alyssa Doherty is the recipient of the $1,000 SiteHawk
    Safety Scholarship. Doherty is studying occupational safety and health
    management at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.
  • Courtney Draveling, recipient of the $1,200 PDC
    Scholarship, sponsored by ASSE’s Practice Specialty Group. Draveling is
    studying occupational safety and health management at Grand Valley State
    University.
  • Justin Dugan is the recipient of the $1,000 Warren K.
    Brown Scholarship. Dugan is pursuing a degree in safety management at Indiana
    State University, Terre Haute, IN.
  • Rhajaan Edwards is a recipient of the $2,000 Central
    Indiana ASSE Jim Kriner Memorial Scholarship. Edwards is studying safety
    science at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  • Joseph Fess is the recipient of a $5,000 Bechtel Group
    Foundation Scholarship for Safety and Health. Fess is studying occupational
    safety and health at Murray State University.
  • Kory Fox, recipient of a $5,250 UPS Scholarship. Fox
    is pursuing a degree in safety technology at Marshall University, Huntington,
    WV.
  • Anthony Marletta, is the recipient of the $1,000 Marsh
    Risk Consulting Scholarhsip. Marletta is studying safety science and
    environmental management at Indiana University.
  • Kenneth Martin is the recipient of the $1,000 West
    Florida Chapter Scholarship. Martin is studying occupational safety and health
    at Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY.
  • Kirby Piatek, recipient of the $1,500 ASSE
    Construction Safety Scholarship. Piatek is pursuing a degree in safety science
    at Indiana University.
  • Dominick Rizzo, recipient of the $1,500 Gulf Coast
    Past President Scholarship. Rizzo is studying occupational safety and health
    management at Grand Valley State University.
  • Chelsea Salkeld is the recipient of the $1,000 BCSP –
    Rick P. Callor Technician/Technologist, Supervisory Scholarship. Salkeld is
    pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health at Oakland University.
  • Christina Stackhouse-Lockard, recipient of a $4,000
    Liberty Mutual Scholarship. Stackhouse-Lockard is studying occupational safety
    and health at Oakland University.
  • Marissa Ure, recipient of a $4,000 Liberty Mutual
    Scholarship. Ure is pursuing a degree in industrial hygiene/environmental
    health at Ohio University, Athens, OH.
  • Katie Van Huls is the recipient of the $1,000 Pekron
    Constulting/Greater Calumet Chapter Scholarship. Van Huls is pursuing a degree
    in occupational safety and health management at Grand Valley State University.

Region VII graduate recipients are:

  • Triana Fleming, recipient of the $1,000 Thompson
    Scholarship for Women in Safety. Fleming is a master’s degree candidate in
    occupational safety and health at Murray State University.
  • Evelee King is a recipient of the $1,500 Harold F.
    Polston Scholarship sponsored by the Middle Tennessee Chapter. King is pursuing
    her master’s degree in occupational safety and health at Middle Tennessee
    University, Murfreesboro, TN.
  • Luke Welch is a recipient of the $1,000 James P. Kohn
    Memorial Scholarship. Welch is pursuing a master’s degree in occupational
    safety and health at Murray State University.

This year the ASSE Foundation awarded $155,000 toward
73 scholarships nationwide – 57 at the undergraduate level and 16 at the
graduate level.

The ASSE Foundation, established by and in partnership
with ASSE, generates funding and provides resources for scholarships, applied
research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to
advance the SH&E profession. For more information on the Foundation and its
programs visit www.asse.org/foundation.

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the
oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people,
property and the environment. Its more than 34,000 occupational safety, health
and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and
consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all
industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information
please go to www.asse.org.

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