Menasha Corporation Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners


The Menasha Corporation Foundation today announced the recipients of its annual scholarship program for 2007 high school graduates. The awards, which total $64,000 for 2007, provide either four-year or single-year scholarships of $3,000 per academic calendar.

In making the announcement, Foundation President Ralph L. Evans, said, "We are extremely proud to continue the tradition of providing college scholarships to our employees' children who have achieved high academic performance. The Foundation has been providing scholarships to outstanding young people for 48 consecutive years as an extension of its support of future leaders." The Foundation accepts applications from employees of its four companies and their operating locations across the United States.

Four-Year, $12,000 Scholarship
Derek Griesshammer, son of Ralph Greisshammer, employed at Menasha Packaging, Coloma, MI
Jamie Kenealy, daughter of Beverly Kenealy, employed at Menasha Packaging, Hartford, WI
Lauren Rushford, daughter of Connie Rushford, employed at Menasha Packaging, Home Office, Neenah, WI
Alex Wolf, son of Tom Wolf, employed at Cortegra (formerly Creative Press), Evansville, IN

One-Year, $3,000 Scholarship
Kyra Baier, daughter of Lewis Baier, employed at ORBIS, Georgetown, KY
Amanda Hetzel, daughter of Lawrence Hetzel, employed at Menasha Packaging, Hartford, WI
Amanda Page, daughter of Mark Page, employed at Menasha Packaging, Yukon, PA
Anthony Schuh, son of Kevin Schuh, employed at Menasha Advantage, Neenah, WI
Pamela Vucinich, daughter of Miller Vucinich, employed at Menasha Packaging, Yukon, PA

The Menasha Corporation Foundation is an independent grant-making organization serving the philanthropic interests of Menasha Corporation, Neenah, WI. Menasha Corporation's founder, Elisha D. Smith, was a visionary and philanthropist who supported benevolent endeavors and educational institutions that reached far beyond the company's hometown in Menasha, WI. In 1953, Menasha Corporation's philanthropic efforts were organized into a Foundation.