Honeywell scholarships awarded

Area students and their teachers were honored recently at an education celebration by Honeywell. The students receive the Honeywell Opportunity and Prosperity through Education Manufacturing Scholarship. (Submitted photo)
Datara Lee, center, received the Black Achiever Society Engineering Scholarship recently. With him were John Ricciardelli, left, Honeywell FM&T president; and Anthony Carey, right, Honeywell FM&T senior manager. Not present was Alizah Jones, Wyandotte High School. (Submitted photo)

Kansas City, Kansas, students recently received scholarships during a science, technology, engineering, math and manufacturing (STEMM) education celebration through Honeywell.

There were more than 20 Kansas City area scholarship recipients of the Honeywell Opportunity and Prosperity through Education (H.O.P.E.) Manufacturing Scholarship and the Black Achievers’ Society Engineering Scholarship.

As part of the scholarship program, Honeywell pairs each student with a manufacturing mentor to provide insight on manufacturing positions.

Scholarship award amounts vary and qualified students may receive a full scholarship, depending on need or academic qualifications.

The scholarship recipients from Wyandotte County high schools included Gervais Ford, Wyandotte; Alfredo Lopez, Wyandotte; Bryan Munoz, Schlagle; Jacob Bramlett, Bishop Ward; Elvis Beltran, Sumner Academy; Jesus Herrera, Wyandotte; and Jose Rivera, Schlagle.

Receiving Black Achiever Society Engineering Scholarships were Datara Lee, Sumner Academy; and Alizah Jones, Wyandotte High School.

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