Jun 12, 2018

Ingevity awards scholarships to 30 high school seniors


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., June 12, 2018 – Ingevity recently awarded $1,000 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 outstanding leadership abilities and a commitment to making a positive impact in their school and community.

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. Seven scholarships were awarded to students who plan to enter technical colleges.

“Ingevity is passionate about the education of future leaders in our communities,” said Michael Wilson, president and CEO. “Our focus on education, particularly in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math, supports our company’s mission of purifying, protecting and enhancing the world around us.”

The scholarship recipients were:

Covington, Virginia
Margaret Donnan, College of William and Mary
Khrea Hernandez, Jefferson School of Health Sciences
Makenzi McFall, Virginia Tech
Xavier Storey, College of William and Mary
Daley Terrell, Virginia Tech

Crossett, Arkansas
Kyler Canley, University of Central Arkansas
Katie Carter, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Leigh Harrington, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Courtney Riles, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Mary Willink, University of Arkansas

DeRidder, Louisiana
Queen Bolden, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Gage Johnson, Sowela Technical Community College
Bryan Rabalais, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Austin Rich, Sowela Technical Community College
Jack Tapocik, Virginia Tech

North Charleston, South Carolina
Haley Barnette, Winthrop University
Megan Cross, University of South Carolina
Annalise Hafner, North Carolina State University
Anna Smirnova, Duke University
Emma Smith, Clemson University

Waynesboro, Georgia
Colton Bradley, Augusta Technical College
Ashley Day, Augusta University
Britton Palmer, East Georgia State College
William Peebles, University of Georgia
Shirley Zhang, Augusta University

Wickliffe, Kentucky
Hayden Roberts, Murray State University
Claire Russell, West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Peyton Cadwell, Murray State University
Carlissa Frederich, Brigham Young University
Connor Riley, University of Tennessee at Martin

Scholarship recipients in Covington, DeRidder and Wickliffe were recognized during award ceremonies at their schools. Recipients in North Charleston were invited to the Ingevity headquarters building for a company overview with Michael Wilson, followed by lab tours. In Waynesboro, recipients have been invited to a special luncheon followed by a tour of the facility on July 10.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies 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 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 1,600 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information visit


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