International Door & Operator Industry

NOV-DEC 2015

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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V O L U M E 4 8 I S S U E 6 D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 5 37 INDUSTRYNEWS Madison Genson Region 2 Sponsor: Genson Overhead Door, Locke, NY School: University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY "I am currently enrolled at University at Buffalo as an accounting major. Throughout high school I was very busy doing sports and clubs. I am trying to do the same in college. My goal is to become a bilingual CPA. I would like to thank my parents and grandparents for helping me achieve my dreams." Some of Madison's high school activities included Varsity Soccer-Captain, Varsity Basketball-Captain, Varsity Golf, Varsity Track, Varsity Softball, Student Council-Vice President, and National Honor society. Julia Hall Region 7 Sponsor: Valley Overhead Door, Decatur, AL School: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Julia is a freshman in the School of Communication and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama. She is planning on obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Advertising and a minor in Digital Media. While in college she hopes to have a chance to study abroad as well as work an internship in New York City. Julia loves spending her free time helping others and has already started volunteering as a mentor reading to children at a local elementary school. She is also enjoying the many new friends she has made through her sorority, Delta Zeta, and participating in other various organizations on campus. In high school, Julia was involved with National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society-President, Decatur City School Board Advisor, Key Club, Student Council, and many volunteer activities. Lucas Harris Industry Sponsor: Reed City Tool, Reed City, MI School: Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI "Sports have always been a part of my life and making a decision to make sports a part of my future was an easy decision, deciding on a career has been diffcult. I know that sports will be part of my future, whether it is coaching, being a part of a Sports Marketing company, writing for a newspaper or working for a high school or college in the athletics department. I do know that I want to give back to my community that has always been so supportive of me while I was in school, whether it is fnancially or volunteering my time. I want to help young children gain a love for sports and to know what being part of a team really means. It isn't all about winning; it is about learning the game, learning about sportsmanship, work ethic, how to become a leader and to love and respect their sports." Lucas is planning to major in Sport Management/ Marketing & Promotions and minor in Communications. In high school he participated in National Honor Society, Baseball All Conference, All Region All District, Cadillac Area Dream Team Co-Captain, Basketball All conference, Cadillac All-Area Dream Team, Pioneer Dream Team, and received an Economics Award, Spanish Award, Math Award, Strength and Conditional Award, Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan All State, United States Marine Scholar Athlete Award and was Team Captain of Soccer, Basketball and Baseball. James Leggett Region 6 Sponsor: Southeastern Garage Doors, North Charleston, SC School: Clemson University, Clemson, SC "I am pursuing a career in architecture with my undergraduate studies in engineering at Clemson University. After graduating, I will pursue my post graduate studies in architecture. I am not only interested in both residential and commercial architectural design, but I am looking to be involved in performance space design to include stage and set design for plays, television, and movies among other things." continued on page 38 Congratulations! 2015 IDA Scholarship Recipients! (continued from pg. 34)

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