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2016 Recipients

IoPP 2016 Packaging Education Scholarship Fund Recipients

IoPP is pleased to announce the winners of the Institute's academic scholarships for 2016. The Packaging Education Scholarship Fund had a total of 40 submissions for 2016. The emerging talent in the packaging industry is evident by the quality of all these submissions.

Five academic scholarships were awarded by IoPP as well as one awarded by the Contract Packaging Association with IoPP's support.

The 2016 recipients are:

$5,000 - PepsiCo R&D Scholarship:

Yuwie (Jo) Qiao
Rochester Institute of Technology
 

$2,500 – IoPP Scholarships:

Laura Barts
Michigan State University

Sarah Myers
University of Wisconsin - Stout

Alexandra Slagle
Michigan State University

Marina Solis
Rochester Institute of Technology

 

$2,500 – Contract Packaging Association (supported by IoPP):

Brandon Hokanson
University of Wisconsin - Stout

Congratulations to you all!

Also, thank you to our judges...

  • Jane Chase, CPP, Fellow, Sr. Director Packaging Engineering,  Schwans Food Company
  • Matt Culver, CPP,  Manager Packaging Engineering, Target Corp.
  • Suzie Fenton, CPP, Fellow, Director of Marketing, TricorBraun
  • Susan Gruskin, CPP, Brand Stewardship, Beverages Packaging R+D, PepsiCo
  • Rebecca Oesterle, CPP, Packaging Development Manager, Just Born Quality Confections
  • Jeff Peterson, Director of Global Packaging Engineering, Ecolab

For more information about the IoPP Scholarship fund, please contact Barbara Dykes (847) 686-2329; e-mail: bdykes@iopp.org

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