2023 Scholarship Winners Announced
Empire State TAPPI-PIMA would like to thank all the participants in the annual Grant and Heidi Cole Scholarship and the William E. Clark Memorial Scholarship Program for 2023.
Our winners are well deserved, and should be commended for their efforts and hard work.
The selection criteria for these scholarships include the following:
The applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend college in the fall, or is a currently enrolled college student.
The applicant must have a parent or grandparent that’s a registered member of National TAPPI, and a dues paying member of Empire State TAPPI-PIMA.
Applicants must submit a copy of their most recent transcript, and complete the required essay questions.
This year we are pleased to announce that the winners of the two $2,500 scholarships are Madeline Scott and Molly Scott. Please join the entire Executive Board of Empire State TAPPI-PIMA, in congratulating Madeline and Molly for their achievements. We are proud to award these scholarships to such fine students, and wish them both continued success!
Madeline Scott is the daughter of Gary and Kay Scott from Syracuse, New York. Madeline is a 2022 graduate of Nottingham High School. She is pursuing Mechanical Engineering at Syracuse University.
Madeline, at Syracuse, is a Leadership and Success Scholar. She works at the Stevenson Center as a Calculus tutor for Syracuse’s athletes. She is interested in becoming Academic Excellence Workshop facilitator next year to hopefully continue tutoring calculus and other engineering subjects. In between her busy schedule, she enjoys thrifting, sewing, watching movies with friends, and studying with her sister Molly who also attends Syracuse University. Madeline has spent her past four summers as a lifeguard for the City of Syracuse at Thornden Pool.
Madeline’s father, Gary Scott, is Professor and Director of Engineering at the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse and her mother, Kay Scott, is the School Nurse at Nottingham High School in the Syracuse City School District. Madeline has two older sisters: Megan, who graduated from Binghamton University in May with a degree in Psychology and Molly who is attending Syracuse University studying Nutrition Science.
Molly is the daughter of Gary and Kay Scott from Syracuse, New York. She is a sophomore on a pre-med track at Syracuse University, pursuing a major in Nutrition Science and a minor in Chemistry. She was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship and was on the Dean’s List for the Fall and Spring semester of 2022, as well as the Fall semester of 2021. During the academic year, Molly is an academic tutor and mentor for student athletes at Syracuse University’s Stevenson Academic Center, and a tutor for student peers taking Anatomy and Physiology at the Center of Learning and Student Success at Syracuse University. In addition to keeping up with coursework, Molly also works as a Peer Educator for Reach CNY. During the summer, she works as a Lifeguard at Thornden pool, and has previously enjoyed working at local cafes and restaurants serving customers. As an avid runner, she continues to run in recreational half-marathons and 5Ks, and also enjoys cooking, singing, and going on walks in her leisure.
Molly’s father, Gary Scott, is Professor and Director of Engineering at the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. Her mother, Kay Scott, is a School Nurse at Nottingham High School in the Syracuse City School District. Molly enjoys spending time on campus with her sister, Madeline Scott, who also attends Syracuse University.