Jul 13, 2022

Ingevity awards $60,000 to high school leaders


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., July 13, 2022 – Ingevity (NYSE: NGVT) announced the company recently awarded 30 high school seniors with $2,000 college scholarships. This was Ingevity’s fifth year awarding scholarships to students demonstrating strong leadership and educational abilities along with a passion for community service. Winners were selected from high schools in the following locations where the company operates: Covington, Virginia; Crossett, Arkansas; DeRidder, Louisiana; North Charleston, South Carolina; Waynesboro, Georgia; and Wickliffe, Kentucky.

Of the scholarships awarded, 23 were awarded to students entering four-year colleges or universities with a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) related field of study. Three scholarships were awarded to students entering technical colleges. Four scholarships were awarded for non-STEM related fields of study.

The scholarship recipients are listed below by name, high school attended, college or university they plan to attend and intended major:


Covington, Virginia (Three STEM, one technical and one non-STEM field of study)

Anya Bratic, Lord Botebourt High School, Elon University, International Studies and Public Health

Ryan Dressler, Covington High School, New River Community College, Instrumentation and Control Automation Technology

Kendall Hylton, Greenbrier East High School, University of Charleston, Nursing

Kendra Munsey, James Monroe High School, Radford University, Nursing

Jackson Ross, Alleghany High School, Virginia Tech, Computer Engineering


Crossett, Arkansas (Five STEM fields of study)

Kaylee Arnold, Crossett High School, Henderson State University, Radiology

Jordan Lanee Hart, Crossett High School, Henderson State University, Nursing

Leigha Jordan, Crossett High School, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Pre-Med

Avery Martin, Hamburg High School, Arkansas State University, Clinical Laboratory Science

Morgan Rabun, Bastrop High School, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Biology


DeRidder, Louisiana (Four STEM and one technical field of study)

Kennidy Hargrove, Beauregard Homeschool, Northwestern State University or Louisiana Tech, Engineering

Sophia Jeffers, Rosepine High School, Milligan University, Mechanical Engineering

Zachary Marcantel, Singer High School, SOWELA Technical Community College, Process Technology

Grant Schlib, Grace Homeschool Academy, Louisiana State University, Computer Engineering

Kaden Willis, DeRidder High School, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Computer Science/Cyber Security


North Charleston, South Carolina (Four STEM and one non-STEM field of study)

Lenaysa Brown, Fort Dorchester High School, Howard University, Psychology

Jada Fickling, Charleston School of the Arts, Claflin University, Elementary Education

Ja’Nayia Sincere Gourdine, Center for Advanced Studies and North Charleston High School, Clemson University, Engineering

Brooklyn Murphy, Hanahan High School, Clemson University, Biology

Kissara Yvonne Elayne Stewart, Center for Advanced Studies and Stall High School, Clemson University, Engineering


Waynesboro, Georgia (Three STEM and two non-STEM fields of study)

Christian Cale, Evans High School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering

Katrina Hennessey, Thomas Jefferson Academy , University of Georgia, Journalism

Hannah Page, Evans High School, University of Georgia, Business Management

Steffon Terrell, Burke County High School, Kennesaw State University, Industrial Engineering

Avery Wiggins, Edmund Burke Academy, University of Georgia, Psychology


Wickliffe, Kentucky (Four STEM and one technical field of study)

Ethan Bowland, Mayfield High School, University of Kentucky, Mechanical Engineering

Kelton Brown, Mayfield High School, University of Kentucky, Architecture

Colton Hayden, McCracken County High School, Murray State University, Pre-Medical and Biology

Emily Heath, McCracken County High School, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Biology

Frances Hideg, Paducah Tilghman High School, Purdue University, Aerospace Engineering

Education is a key focus for Ingevity’s IngeviCares philanthropy program, which shapes a stronger future for the communities where the company operates. Charitable donations and philanthropic volunteerism support the company’s mission to purify, protect and enhance the world around us

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides products and technologies that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, we develop, manufacture and bring to market solutions that help customers solve complex problems and make the world more sustainable. We operate in two reporting segments: Performance Chemicals, which includes specialty chemicals and engineered polymers, and Performance Materials, which includes high-performance activated carbon. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bioplastics 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 1,850 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:NGVT). For more information visit



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