Scholarship Winners Announced

The Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) is pleased to support 29 university students with scholarships in the upcoming academic year.

Charles W. Finkl Scholarships have been awarded to 14 university chemical, electrical, mechanical and metallurgical engineering students enrolling in their junior year this fall. The program continues to support nine seniors. 2017 Finkl Scholars are:

Elizabeth Adams, Michigan Technological University, Electrical Engineering
Elizabeth Gaughan, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Mechanical Engineering
Drew Halderman, University of Southern California, Mechanical Engineering
Matthew Kimmet, Ohio Northern University, Mechanical Engineering
Dustin Long, Michigan Technological University, Electrical Engineering
Hunter Lottsfeldt, Oregon State University, Mechanical Engineering
Brianna Miller, Colorado School of Mines, Mechanical Engineering
Albert Ostlind, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Metallurgical Engineering
Tyler Pendarvis, University of North Texas, Electrical Engineering
Dominick Smith, Colorado School of Mines, Mechanical Engineering
Drew Sorenson, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Business/Engineering
Alexander Speer, Kettering University, Mechanical Engineering
Michael Werthman, Michigan Technological University, Mechanical Engineering
Lucas Whitmer, University of Akron, Mechanical Engineering

Forging Industry Women’s Scholarships have been awarded to three students interning in forging industry supply chain companies. Three recipients of the scholarship in 2016 will continue receiving support from the scholarship fund as they pursue degrees in material science and mechanical engineering. 2017 Forging Industry Women Scholars are:

Emily Bautista, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Material Science Engineering, Interning at GE Aviation
Eryn Johnston, University of Arkansas, Mechanical Engineering, Interning at Gerdau
Kassandra Shaver, Ohio Northern University, Mechanical Engineering, Interning at National Machinery

To make a personal or corporate contribution to ensure these scholarships continue to be available to students interested in the forging industry supply chain, please contact Karen at the Forging Foundation at [email protected] or 216-862-6967.