MLPA awards scholarships to 13 students

By |  June 24, 2020

Missouri Limestone Producers Association MLPA logoThe Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) shared the names of the 13 students who will receive the 2020 MLPA Scholarship Foundation Scholarship to further their education through two- and four-year programs.

“Missouri families are facing some tough challenges with everything that has happened with the economic slowdown of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Jerry Enyeart, chairman of MLPA. “The Missouri Limestone Producers Association, through its fundraising activities and the support of the association membership, is proud to provide financial assistance to Missouri high school students who are furthering their education.”

This year’s recipients and their intended colleges are:

• Dennis Amsden III, Moberly Area Community College/University of Missouri
• Emily Rose Lee, University of Missouri
• Haylee Greer, Ozark Christian College
• Hunter Grimes, MWI Welding School
• Hunter Hedrick, MWI Welding School
• Kristen Parmeley, Southeast Missouri State University
• Matthew Olson, Pittsburg State University
• Natalie Mackey, Ozarks Technical Community College
• Olivia Meara, University of Arkansas
• Rachel Basler, Mineral Area College
• Samuel Sellers, Southeastern Illinois College
• Simon Sarginson, Hobart School of Welding Technology
• Ty Murray, Vassar College

According to MLPA, the MLPA Scholarship Foundation was originally established in 1980 to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding high school seniors. Each 2020 recipient will receive a financial scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. Since the foundation began, more than 200 scholarships have been granted, totaling more than $300,000 in awards.

MLPA was organized in 1944 to promote and protect the interests of crushed stone operators located or doing business in the state of Missouri. The association is involved in legislative issues, state and federal regulatory matters, community and public relations, and marketing of crushed stone products.

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Carly Bemer (McFadden) is a former Associate Editor for Pit & Quarry.

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