Material Handling Education Foundation Announces Winners of 2017/2018 Scholarships


Monday, June 12, 2017

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2017/2018 scholarship awards. A total of $146,100 was issued for this academic term. The recipients are:
 
Brianna Malczewski, Clarkson University
Crane Manufacturers Association of America Honor Scholarship - $6000 
 
Michael Drabowicz, Pennsylvania State University
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship - $6000
 
Rey Andrew Doctora, California Southern University
Tompkins International Honor Scholarship - $6000
 
Sandeep Kumar, University of Wisconsin - School of Business 
Frazier Industrial Honor Scholarship - $5000
 
Tudor Raducea, Michigan State University 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by EnerSys - $5000
 
Zechariah Shrum, Oklahoma State University 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by TVH Parts Company - $5000
 
Christine Bodenheimer, Virginia Tech 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Worldwide Material Handling - $5000
 
Daniel Latty, Central Michigan University 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Toyota Material Handling USA - $5000
 
Julie Shields, University of Pittsburgh 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by T.D.T., Inc. - $5000
 
Adam Lecznar, Kettering University 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by Conger Toyota Lift, Morrison Industrial Equipment, Gary T. Moore, Hy-Tek Material Handling - $5000
 
Brendan Newcomb, Maine Maritime Academy 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by CMH Services, Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp., Steel King Industries, Material Handling Wholesaler, Atlas Toyota Material Handling, Hanel Storage Systems, Howard Bernstein Fund - $5000
 
Kevin Davenport Jr, Virginia Tech 
Howard Bernstein Scholarship Sponsored by CubiScan, MHI, Advance Storage Products, Raymond of New Jersey LLC, Atlanta Forklifts, Southwest Materials Handling, Howard Bernstein Fund - $5000
 
Jose Anhalzer, Virginia Tech 
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship - $5000
 
Ikia Richardson, Kennesaw State University 
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship - $5000
 
Christian Collier, IUPUI 
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association Honor Scholarship - $5000
 
Laura Holleran, Pennsylvania State University 
Spanco, Inc. Honor Scholarship - $5000
 
Amanda Herrera, University of Houston 
Automation Solutions Group (ASG) - $5000
 
Ashutosh Atre, Oklahoma State University 
Storage Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship - $3000
 
Akshay Nigade, Oklahoma State University 
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Ni Ni, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Kirstin Olesen, University of Oklahoma 
Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Katie Kelly, Montana State University 
Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Kolt Knutson, University Wisconsin Stout 
Electrification and Controls Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Emily Leight, The Pennsylvania State University 
Southworth International Group, Inc. Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Seyed Shahab Mofidi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
St. Onge Company Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Amir Massoud Aboutaleb, Mississippi State University 
Material Handling Education Foundation Honor Scholarship - $2500
 
Ankitkumar Patel, The University of Texas at Arlington 
Expert Crane Honor Scholarship - $2250
 
Calvin Hawkins, Wayne State University 
UNEX Manufaturing Inc. Honor Scholarship - $2250
 
Clifford Bannon, Norwich University 
Hoist Manufacturers Institute/Monorail Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship - $2100
 
Amal EL Harouche, University of Arkansas 
Hytrol Conveyor Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Alexander Campano, University of Florida 
Material Handling Education Foundation Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Sarp Ersoy, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 
Material Handling Education Foundation Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Kevin Krieger, Pennsylvania State University 
Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Noah Kaib, University of Pittsburgh 
Hanel Storage Systems Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Ellyson Uldrich, University of Oklahoma 
Conveyor & Sortation Systems Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Laurel Rawley, University of Houston 
Order Fulfillment Solutions Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Tyler Kleinsasser, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 
Ridg-U-Rak Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
April Horton, University of Texas at Arlington 
Steel King Industries Honor Scholarship - $2000
 
Valeria Garza, St. Mary's University
Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment Council Honor Scholarship - $1500
 
Kavinesaan Karpaya, University of Minnesota 
Prest Family Honor Scholarship - $1500
 
Kate McKinley, Clarkson University 
Gorbel Inc. Honor Scholarship - $1500
 
Chibueze Enyinnaya, University of Texas at Arlington 
Lee Wood Scholarship (ICWM) - $1500
 
Ronny Pacheco, Oklahoma State University 
Lift Manufacturers Product Section Honor Scholarship - $1500
 
Mark Trevena, Rutgers University-New Brunswick 
Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship - $1500
 
Jackie Kang, Stanford University 
Seizmic, Inc./LAMHMS Scholarship - $1500
 
The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc.
MHEFI is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting material handling education. Established in 1976, the Foundation has provided funds, though private and corporate donations, to graduate and undergraduate students, as well as to academicians and their institutions. For more information, visit www.mhefi.net.
 
About MHI
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product- and solution- specific groups. The association also sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to education industry professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.
 
Contact: Carol Miller at cmiller@mhi.org or 704-676-1190.