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Ingevity Awards $60,000 In Scholarships To 30 High School Seniors

Jul 12, 2019 10:13AM
Ingevity recently awarded $2,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors in North Charleston, South Carolina; Covington, Virginia; Crossett, Arkansas; DeRidder, Louisiana; Waynesboro, Georgia; and Wickliffe, Kentucky. Scholarships were awarded to students who demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities and a commitment to making a positive impact in their school and community.

Of the scholarships awarded, 25 were awarded to students entering four-year colleges or universities with a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) related field of study. Two scholarships were awarded to students entering technical colleges with a STEM-related field of study. Three scholarships were awarded for non-STEM-related fields of study.

“Education, along with human health and environmental protection, is a key focus of our charitable giving and community involvement that supports our mission to purify, protect, and enhance the world around us,” said Michael Wilson, president and CEO. “We are honored to help further the education of these bright and talented students. In addition to academic excellence, each awardee demonstrated extraordinary leadership skills.”

The scholarship recipients in North Charleston were:
  • Maximiliano Cabrera, University of Alabama
  • Javez Fludd-Jackson, Lander University
  • Gage Gailbreath, Clemson University
  • Lillian Ku, University of Michigan
  • Samantha Leach, Clemson University Honors College
Scholarship recipients in North Charleston were invited to the headquarters building for lunch with Michael Wilson, president and CEO, followed by lab tours.