May 18, 2006

MSCI Mid-South Chapter Awards Six Scholarships

May 18, 2006

MSCI Mid-South Chapter Awards Six Scholarships

ROLLING MEADOWS, Illinois, May 18, 2006 – The MSCI Mid-South Chapter has awarded scholarships to two students and renewed the scholarships of four students who received financial support in 2004 and 2005. The new winners will receive $1,250 from the chapter matched by an equal amount from the MSCI national organization, for a total of $2,500.

The winners include:

  • Paul T. Smith of Guyton, Georgia, who plans to pursue a degree in music ministry at the Universityof Georgia, Athens. Smith earned a 4.0 GPA at South Effingham High School of Guyton. He has been a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club. He was president of the Fellowship of Christian Students. His father, Donnie Smith, is transportation manager for Chatham Steel inSavannah, Georgia.
  • Anthony Keith Moore of Bryant, Alabama, plans to pursue a degree in architecture from NortheastAlabama Community College. He earned a 3.78 GPA at North Sand Mountain High School inHigdon, Alabama. He has been president of the student body and Science Club, and was historian of the Beta Club. His father, Roger Moore, is an AutoCAD programmer at Siskin Steel inChattanooga, Tennessee.

In addition, the chapter will provide $1,250 scholarships to previous winners Rebecca Marie Dilloway, of High Point, North Carolina, who attends the University of North Carolina; Jesse Smith of Guyton, Georgia, who attends the University of Georgia; Mary Rose Dilloway of High Point, North Carolina, who attends the University of North Carolina, Wilmington; and Selena Childress of Flintstone, Georgia, who attends Clayton State University.


About MSCI

Founded in 1907, the Metals Service Center Institute has more than 400 members operating from about 1,200 locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and elsewhere in the world. Together, MSCI members constitute the largest single group of metals purchasers in North America, amounting each year to more than 65 million tons of steel, aluminum, and other metals, with about 300,000 manufacturers and fabricators as customers. MSCI’s membership also includes almost all ferrous and non-ferrous industrial metals producers in North America. Metals service centers inventory and distribute metals and provide first-stage fabrication services.



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