Jul 10, 2019

Ingevity awards $60,000 in scholarships to 30 high school seniors


North Charleston, South Carolina, July 9, 2019 – Ingevity recently awarded $2,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors in Covington, Virginia; Crossett, Arkansas; DeRidder, Louisiana; North Charleston, South Carolina; Waynesboro, Georgia; and Wickliffe, Kentucky. Scholarships were awarded to students who demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities and a commitment to making a positive impact in their school and community.

Of the scholarships awarded, 25 were awarded to students entering four-year colleges or universities with a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) related field of study. Two scholarships were awarded to students entering technical colleges with a STEM related field of study. Three scholarships were awarded for non-STEM related fields of study.

“Education, along with human health and environmental protection, is a key focus of our charitable giving and community involvement that supports our mission to purify, protect and enhance the world around us,” said Michael Wilson, President and CEO. “We are honored to help further the education of these bright and talented students. In addition to academic excellence, each awardee demonstrated extraordinary leadership skills.”

The scholarship recipients were:

Covington, Virginia

Olivia Bryant, Virginia Military Institute
Macy Carter, James Madison University
Karlei Shaver, Glenville State College
Makenzie Shifflett, Virginia Tech
Caitlyn Tierney, Virginia Tech

Crossett, Arkansas

Allison Campbell, Henderson State University Nursing
Julia Everett, Louisiana Technical University
Roxanne Wisecarver, University of Arkansas Monticello
Bryce Moon, Louisiana Technical University
Amari Williams, South Arkansas Community College

DeRidder, Louisiana

Laura Brown, Louisiana Tech University
Gracyn Daughety, Loyola University
Madigan Daughety, Louisiana Tech University
Dylan LeBoeuf, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Callie Tims, McNeese State University

North Charleston, South Carolina

Maximiliano Cabrera, University of Alabama
Javez Fludd-Jackson, Lander University
Gage Gailbreath, Clemson University
Lillian Ku, University of Michigan
Samantha Leach, Clemson University Honors College

Waynesboro, Georgia

Abbigail Adams, University of North Georgia
Sally Kate Blackburn, University of Georgia
Dylan Evans, Georgia Southern University
Brooke Gardner, Augusta University
Julie Katherine Lewis, University of Georgia

Wickliffe, Kentucky

Hunter Bray, Murray State University
Makayla Brindley, Murray State University
Zachary Dowdy, Murray State University
Faith Elder, University of Kentucky
Sidney Zimmer, West Kentucky College and Technical Center

Scholarship recipients in Covington, Virginia; Crossett, Arkansas; DeRidder, Louisiana; Waynesboro, Georgia; and Wickliffe, Kentucky, were recognized during award ceremonies at their schools. Recipients in North Charleston, South Carolina, were invited to the headquarters building for lunch with Michael Wilson, President and CEO, followed by lab tours.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals, high-performance carbon materials and engineered polymers that purify, protect, and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures, and brings to market products and processes that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bio-plastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,750 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information visit


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