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Announcing NPTA's 2014 PAPER Foundation Scholarship Recipients

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For Immediate Release
July 31, 2014

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Vickie Crews-Anderson

Announcing NPTA's 2014 PAPER Foundation Scholarship Recipients

CHICAGO — NPTA, the association for the paper distribution industry, is pleased to announce 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
Associated Paper and Supply of Florida 
Boise Paper Holdings, LLC
Burgo North America
Central National Gottesman
Clampitt Paper Co. Dallas
GPA, Specialty Printable Substrates
Keldon Paper Co.
Lecta North America
Mac Papers
Monadnock Paper Mill
Neenah Paper
Olmsted-Kirk Paper Company
Proveedora Papelera Kino
Resource One International
Simon Miller Paper & Packaging
Wal-Smart, Inc.
West Linn Paper

For more information about NPTA and the PAPER scholarships, visit


About NPTA: The National Paper Trade Association, founded in 1903, is the association for the $50-plus billion paper distribution channel. The mission of NPTA is to actively support the success of member firms through the delivery of networking, education, advocacy and industry trends focused on the health of the paper supply chain.

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