In recognition of the benefits that higher education provides to both individuals and the communities in which they live, Mannington is a corporate sponsor of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and the underwriter of scholarships for children of its associates. This year, Mannington sponsored special scholarships have been awarded to two promising and talented high school seniors, Isabel Edwards and Chloe Silvers.
Isabel Edwards is a graduate of Model High School, in Rome, Georgia. She plans to become an attorney, and will be attending the University of Georgia, majoring in ethnic, cultural minority, gender and group studies. Isabel is the daughter of Amy and Michael Edwards. Michael Edwards is senior vice president operations at Mannington Mills.
Chloe Silvers is a graduate of Adairsville High School in Adairsville, Georgia. She plans to become a veterinarian, and will be attending Berry College, majoring in Preveterinary Studies. Silver is the daughter of Samantha and Wesley Silvers. Samantha Silvers is a strategic account project coordinator at Mannington Mills.
“There is nothing more valuable than a good education,” said Keith Campbell, Mannington Mills chairman of the board. “By investing in the future of these young people, we hope to help them more fully reach their potential and contribute to the world in meaningful ways. All of us at Mannington wish Isabel and Chloe great success.”
Since becoming a National Merit Scholarship Corporation sponsor in 2014, Mannington has awarded sixteen scholarships, and recipients have pursued majors across an impressive spectrum of academic disciplines, ranging from physics, aeronautical engineering and natural resource management to physical therapy and international relations.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation is a privately funded, not-for-profit organization that has awarded college scholarships to thousands of top-performing students across the U.S. since 1955.