International Door & Operator Industry

JAN-FEB 2019

Garage door industry magazine for garage door dealers, garage door manufacturers, garage door distributors, garage door installers, loading docks, garage door operators and openers, gates, and tools for the door industry.

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INDUSTRYNEWS Erin Hixenbaugh Sponsor: Cunningham Overhead Door and Window School: University of Tampa Erin is a freshman at the University of Tampa. While she has yet to declare a major, she is leaning toward biokinetics and physiology. In addition to a demanding general studies schedule, she is a member of the UT swim team and often competes in the 100 and 200 backstroke and 200 and 400 individual medley events. She is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which she credits as helping her to keep her priorities balanced while sharing her Christian faith with other athletes at UT. Erin has been a lifeguard at her local community swim club for four years and plans to coach her summer swim team – of which she has been a member for 12 years - in 2019. "I have had the privilege of swimming together with my three sisters for all 12 years I have been swimming. It is a true blessing to share my sport with those I love the most- my family." Madison Kilcoin Sponsor: Precision Door Service Portland School: Oregon State University Madison is pursuing a degree in kinesiology from Oregon State University and is considering nursing school for the future. For the past year-and-a-half, Madison has worked at Precision Door Service in Portland, which she credits as the place she learned valuable job skills, such as being responsive in difficult situations, multitasking and how to provide excellent customer service. "Precision Door is a great place to work and I thank both them and IDA for this opportunity." Jordan Lockaby Sponsor: Corbin Garage Doors Inc. School: Eastern Kentucky University Jordan is attending Eastern Kentucky University, pursing a degree in Homeland Security, with a concentration on counter-terrorism. A good work ethic, love for his country and passion for protecting the nation is the foundation for his career goal as an FBI agent and member of the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team. He hopes to utilize his education and training to help make America safer. Jordan is no stranger to the garage door business or IDA, having attended many IDAExpo® events in the past. "As a kid, I didn't realize the opportunity the door industry would one day offer me. As an adult, I have come to appreciate all the hard work my family has done to provide me with an invaluable education." Morgan McAllister Sponsor: Martin Door & Window School: Maryville University of St. Louis Morgan attends Maryville University, majoring in biochemistry. Her goal is to achieve her bachelor's in three years, then work to achieve her PhD. In addition to her studies, Morgan also shows her horses in both eventing and show jumping. After college, she intends to work in R&D to help find a cures to ailments and ultimately help save lives. "I want to allow people to have a better quality of life and help make the world a better place." continued on page 35 32 International Door & Operator Industry™ (continued from page 31) "As a kid, I didn't realize the opportunity the door industry would one day offer me. As an adult, I have come to appreciate all the hard work my family has done to provide me with an invaluable education." — Scholarship Recipient Jordan Lockaby

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