NPTA (National Paper Trade Association )

Announcing NPTA's 2014 PAPER Foundation Scholarship Recipients

NPTA, the association for the paper distribution industry, has announced its 2014 Paper and Plastics Education Research (PAPER) Foundation scholarship recipients and recognize the generosity of the companies that made these scholarships possible.

The PAPER Foundation awarded 22 scholarships worth $1,000 each to students enrolled in a four-year college in 2014 and whose parent or grandparent works at an NPTA member company.

Scholarship recipients and the companies with which they are affiliated include:

  • Alexander Mischler, Appleton Coated
  • Hannah Janssen, Appvion
  • Shelbie Jamison, Domtar
  • Krystal Brown, Finch Paper, LLC
  • Maria Blanchard, International Paper
  • Nicolas Rodriguez, Neenah Paper 
  • Jesse Lassila, Neenah Paper 
  • Mikayla Depuydt, NewPage 
  • Sarah Nicols, NewPage 
  • Cameron Anderson, NewPage 
  • Rylee Doucette, NewPage 
  • Cody Anderson, NewPage 
  • Steven R. Dykstra, NewPage 
  • Elizabeth Nelson, NewPage 
  • Katie Tahtinen, NewPage 
  • Olivia De Valk, NewPage 
  • Emily Fitzgerald, NewPage 
  • Hannah Ellis, NewPage 
  • Michael Cali, The Gould Paper Corporation
  • Carly Glasmeier, Millcraft
  • Rachel Glasmeier, Millcraft
  • Elizabeth Gendreau, Twin Rivers Paper Company

"NPTA is proud to support the PAPER Foundation and the Foundation's scholarship program," said Kevin Gammonley, CEO, NPTA. "The generosity of our member companies allows the PAPER Foundation to continue to award scholarships to deserving students. We appreciate our members' dedication to furthering the next generation's education."

NPTA congratulates all award winners and thanks everyone who applied. NPTA appreciates the generosity of the following companies that contributed to the scholarship program through dues donations and direct donations.

  • Appleton Coated
  • Appvion
  • Associated Paper and Supply of Florida 
  • Boise Paper Holdings, LLC
  • Burgo North America
  • Central National Gottesman
  • Clampitt Paper Co. Dallas
  • Domtar
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • GPA, Specialty Printable Substrates
  • Keldon Paper Co.
  • Lecta North America
  • Mac Papers
  • Millcraft
  • Mohawk
  • Monadnock Paper Mill
  • Neenah Paper
  • Nekoosa
  • NewPage
  • Olmsted-Kirk Paper Company
  • Proveedora Papelera Kino
  • Resource One International
  • Sappi
  • Shaughnessy
  • Simon Miller Paper & Packaging
  • Verso
  • Wal-Smart, Inc.
  • West Linn Paper