Indianapolis — The American Mold Builders Association has named the winners of its eight national scholarships for students interested in mold building, each one worth $1,000.
Applicants must be employees or dependents of employees at an AMBA member company, and be either high school seniors or high school graduates who are attending school in the fall, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.
AMBA is based in Indianapolis.
The money supports students pursuing a career on one of several specialized areas: mold design; CAD/CAM programming for machine tools; machine tool skills or mold building; plastics industry manufacturing, including plastics engineering, part design or processing technician; or other related areas of continuing education and training.
The 2019 scholarships went to:
• Seth Curtis, attending the University of Missouri, Columbia, affiliated with Creative Blow Mold Tooling Inc.
• William J. McGrath, attending Milwaukee School of Engineering, Snider Mold Co. Inc.
• Allen Johanson, attending Eastern Illinois University, Elba Tool Co. Inc.
• Michael Owen, attending Macomb Community College, Eifel Mold & Engineering.
• Yousif Akoob, attending Macomb Community College, Eifel Mold & Engineering.
• Brayden Early, attending the University of Michigan, Dearborn, Proper Tooling Inc.
• Breanna Early, attending the University of Michigan, Dearborn, Proper Tooling.
• William Riddening, attending Aquinas College, CS Tool Engineering Inc.