May 18, 2006

MSCI South Atlantic Chapter Awards Three Scholarships

May 18, 2006

MSCI South Atlantic Chapter Awards Three Scholarships

ROLLING MEADOWS, Illinois, May 18, 2006 – The MSCI South Atlantic Chapter has awarded scholarships to two students and renewed the scholarship of one student. The new award winners will receive $1,250 from the chapter matched by the same amount from the MSCI national organization, for a total award of $2,500.

The winners are:

  • Melissa Lee of Matthews, North Carolina, who plans to attend Wingate University’s School of Pharmacy doctoral program. Lee achieved a 3.4 GPA at North Carolina State University. She has been chairman of CERES and contributed to community projects through the Ag Life Council. Her father, Larry Lee, is a plant manager at Precision Steel Warehouse in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Devin Borders of Denver, North Carolina, plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Borders earned a 4.56 GPA at North London High School in Lincolnton, North Carolina. He has been president of the history club for the last two years and contributed to the community though Relay for Life and his church youth group. He plans to pursue a law degree. His father, Ron Borders, is vice president, plant operations, for Benco Steel in Hickory, North Carolina.
  • The chapter awarded an additional $1,250 to Brittany Delaney, a 2005 scholarship winner, who earned a 4.0 GPA in her freshman year at the University of North Carolina. Her father, Donald Delaney, is a warehouse manager for Ryerson, Inc., in Charlotte.

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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