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2012 Scholarship Winners - DV & DE
2012 Mountaire Scholarship Luncheon
Monday, July 23rd at the Georgia House Restaurant in Millsboro, DE
Members of the Mountaire Family came together on Monday, July 23rd to honor the 2012 Mountaire of Delmarva and Mountaire of Delaware Scholarship recipients. The Processing Operations, Live Operations, and Grain Departments from both complexes held the cordial luncheon to present scholarship checks to the sixteen honorees chosen this year.
This past spring hundreds of nominations were submitted to each department from all branches of Mountaire. Children and grandchildren of employees, growers and grain suppliers were all eligible to apply for the $2,500 scholarships, which was increase over previous years. In February it was announced that scholarships would be raised from $1,000 to $2,500. Once the nomination period ended on June 1st, the Mountaire Scholarship committee hand selected this year’s recipients based on scholastic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to the communities in which they live, work, play and pray. All of our scholarship winners show a deep desire to further their education and all plan to use their academic knowledge to one day better their community. Mountaire Farms is proud of these exceptional students and wish them the best of luck in their college endeavors. And congratulations and job well-done to the parents, grandparents, and family members who contributed in raising and guiding these exceptional young adults.
This year’s Mountaire Scholarship recipients are as follows:
Mountaire Delmarva Processing Operations Scholarship Awards – presented by Rodrigo Lozano, Complex Human Resources Manager for DV
Dahea Kim– University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
This fall Dahea is headed to the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine where she is majoring in Neuroscience.
Emily Hoffman – Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA
This fall Emily will be entering her sophomore year at Waynesburg University where she is majoring in Secondary Education of Mathematics and carries a 3.5 GPA.
Won Jin Lee– Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
This fall Won will be finishing up at Salisbury University where he is majoring in Social Work and carries a 3.9 GPA.
Jinhyung Park– Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
Jinyung is entering his sophomore year at Salisbury University where he is majoring in Bio-Chemistry. He is currently carrying a 4.0 GPA
Mountaire DV & DE Live Operations Scholarship Awards– presented by Dave Patey, Director of Live Operations DV & DE
Tyler Calloway – Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury, MD
Tyler is entering his freshman year at Wor-Wic where he intends on majoring in biology. Tyler graduated high school carrying a 4.32 GPA.
Jake Jones– University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
This fall Jake will be entering his sophomore year at the University of Delaware where he is majoring in Plant Science and carrying a 3.89 GPA.
Robert Van Pelt – Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
This fall Robert will be entering his freshman year at Regent University where he plans on majoring in Information Systems Technology. He graduated high school with a 3.77 GPA.
Khurram Sarfraz– Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
Khurram is entering his junior year at Salisbury where he is majoring in accounting and carries a 3.1 GPA.
Mountaire Delaware Processing Operations Scholarship Awards– presented by Humberto Aristizabal, Complex Human Resources Manager in DE
Jonathan Garcia Ramirez– University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
This fall Jonathan will be entering his sophomore year at the University of Delaware where he is majoring in Electrical Engineering.
Lance Morris – Delaware Technical Community College, Georgetown, DE
This fall Lance will be entering his freshman year at Del-Tech where he plans on majoring in Digital Design & Media Arts. Lance graduated high school with a 3.47 GPA.
Mathew Taylor – University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
This fall Mathew will be entering his freshman year at the University of Delaware where he plans on majoring in Biomedical Engineering. Mathew graduated high school with a 4.15 GPA.
Tara Edwards – Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
This fall Tara is entering her senior year at Salisbury where she is majoring in Psychology and carrying a 3.5 GPA.
Mountaire Grain Scholarship Awards– presented by Mark Mulholland, Vice President of Agribusiness
Laura Emerson– West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
This fall Laura will be entering her junior year at WVU where she is majoring in elementary and special education and carrying a 2.94 GPA.
Melissa Savin– Wesley College, Dover, DE
This fall Melissa is entering her senior year at Wesley College where she is majoring in environmental science and carrying a 3.53 GPA.