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Six UCM Safety Sciences Students Receive National ASSE Foundation Scholarships

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (April 24, 2015) – Six students currently enrolled in the University of Central Missouri’s safety sciences programs have been named recipients of scholarships presented by the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation.

ASSE scholarship recipients
Students enrolled in the UCM safety sciences programs who recently received scholarships through the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation are, left to right, Kelsey Smith, Femi Popoola, Trenton Land, Bradley Minor and Jamie Randall. Not pictured is Darcie Holloway.

The UCM recipients were among 108 individuals on 45 college and university campuses nationwide who were awarded 92 scholarships valued at more than $273,000.

Jamie Randall, a senior occupational safety and health major from Grand Island, Neb., received the Applications International Corporation Impact Scholarship valued at $15,000, and Femi Popoola, a graduate student in industrial hygiene from Warrensburg, received the Applications International ASSE Impact Scholarships of $10,000.

Randall is the son of Karen Neppl of Grand Island, Neb., and Timothy Neppl of Doniphan, Neb., and a 2005 graduate of Grand Island Northwest High School.

The Impact Scholarships of $10,000 or more are designed to cover a significant portion of one-year’s tuition and make a life-changing difference in the ability of occupational safety and health students to achieve their educational goals.

Trenton Land, a senior safety management major from Clifton Hill, received the SafeStart Scholarship valued at $5,000. Land is the son of Joel and Sheryl Land of Clifton Hill and a 2011 graduate of Westran High School.

Kelsey Smith, a senior occupational safety and health major from Mt. Vernon, received the UPS Scholarship valued at $5,250. She is the daughter of Frankie and Stephen Smith of Mr. Vernon and a 2011 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School.

Darcie Holloway, a graduate student in occupational safety management, and Bradley Minor, a graduate student in occupational safety management, received the Heart of America Scholarship valued at $1,000. Minor is the son of Dean and Denise Minor of Huntsville and a 2011 graduate of Westran High School. Holloway is the daughter of Richard and Veronique Holloway of Chicopee, Mass., and a 1995 graduate of Westfield High School, Westfield, Mass.