Voith awards $3,000 CAD in scholarships to Hawkesbury-area students

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  • The students were from two schools: École secondaire publique Le Sommet and École secondaire catholique régionale de Hawkesbury
  • Students were selected based on several criteria, including academic excellence, generosity, involvement in school life and a number of other outstanding traits and accomplishments
  • Voith operates a paper industry service facility in Hawkesbury that employs about 40

APPLETON, Wis./HAWKESBURY, Ont. (Sept. 9, 2020) Voith recently presented six Hawkesbury-area graduates with scholarships to assist them in their pursuit of education after high school. A total of $3,000 CAD in scholarships was awarded by Voith to local students.

The scholarships support students in the community where Voith Paper operates its Hawkesbury facility. At the facility, which employs about 40, Voith workers service the fabrics and rolls used by the papermaking industry.

“We are incredibly proud to be able to award these students for their dedication and hard work,” explained Richard Berry, Senior Vice President Sales, Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems, North America. “The students selected for these scholarships have established themselves as the best in the Hawkesbury region.”

Two schools, École secondaire publique Le Sommet and École secondaire catholique régionale de Hawkesbury, were selected to distribute three scholarships each. The administrators of each school chose the recipients based on various criteria, including academic excellence, generosity and involvement in school life.

École secondaire publique Le Sommet selected Lily-Ann Dupelle, Simon Levac and Macarena Rico

École secondaire catholique régionale de Hawkesbury selected Myriame Charbonneau, Catherine Vaillant and another qualified student who wished to remain anonymous.

“The team at Voith wishes the students the best as they pursue the next stage in their academic career,” Berry said. “We applaud their effort and hope to hear more from them in the coming years.”

About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of $4.8 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group. As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, it provides the largest range of technologies, services, components and products on the market and offers paper manufacturers solutions from one single source. The company’s continuous stream of innovations takes papermaking to the next level and facilitates resource-conserving production. With its Servolution concept, Voith offers its customers tailored service solutions for all sections of the production process. Voith Papermaking 4.0 ensures that equipment is optimally connected, while the secure use of generated data enables paper manufacturers to improve plant availability and efficiency.

Source: Voith