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Pair of Students Win Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarships

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Two engineering students, rising senior April Horton and master's student Chibueze Enyinnaya, have received scholarships from the Material Handling Education Foundation.

Horton is a mechanical engineering major. She won the $2,000 Steel King Industries Honor Scholarship. Enyinnaya is pursuing a degree in industrial engineering and was awarded the $1,500 Lee Wood Scholarship (ICWM).

According to the organization's news release, a total of $146,100 was issued to 45 students nationwide for 2017-18. 

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting material handling education. Established in 1976, the Foundation has provided funds, though private and corporate donations, to graduate and undergraduate students, as well as to academicians and their institutions.

MHI is an international trade association that has represented the industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers.