Congratulations are in store for the family of Drew Strasser, Warehouse Employee at Piedmont's Daytona Beach branch. His daughter, Alison Strasser, was recently awarded the 2015 IAPD Scholarship to pursue her academic aspirations. As a leading IAPD member company, Piedmont employees and their families are encouraged to participate in the annual scholarship as well as ongoing training provided by IAPD throughout the year. In 2015, 12 students were chosen from 142 applicants to receive a 2015 IAPD scholarship. Of the 142 total scholarship applications IAPD received, seven were from Piedmont Plastics employees.
The IAPD (International Association of Plastics Distribution) Charitable Foundation distributes annual scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate degree levels to employees of IAPD member firms and their children, as well as students majoring in polymer sciences. Each year, worthy recipients are awarded up to $4,500 to provide meaningful financial support for their college/university education. The IAPD supports member companies in the Plastics Distribution industry to promote networking and increase educational opportunities in the industry.
IAPD Scholarship Program Eligibility Requirements:
- Be employed by an IAPD member company
- Be a child of an employee of an IAPD member company
- Be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree or graduate degree program majoring in polymer sciences (full-time = minimum 12 credit hours per semester)
The 2016 IAPD Annual Scholarship Application is Now Open! If you are interested in learning more about the program or have problems with your application, contact IAPD directly: Jean McClure at (913) 345-1005.