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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38 International Door & Operator Industryâ„¢ INDUSTRYNEWS James Leggett (continued from previous page) In high school, James was involved with Boy Scouts-Eagle Scout, High School Band-Percussion Captain, Student Ambassador, Swim Team, Camp Counselor and Stage Technical Assistant. He was awarded four major awards over the years as a Snee Farm swimmer. "Only two swimmers have earned this distinction in over twenty-fve years," said Head Coach, Jason Kreutner, Snee Farm Swim Team: the Jason Jones Award, the Zach Thames Team Spirit Award, the Work Ethic Award, and the most prestigious award, the Coach's Cup." Kali Leiter Industry Sponsor: Reed City Tool, Reed City, MI School: Mid-Michigan Community College, Marrison, MI "My plans for the future include attending Mid-Michigan Community College and receiving my associate's degree in Health Science. From there I plan on receiving my bachelor's in biomedical sciences at a Central Michigan University. I am undecided where I want to attend Physician's Assistant school as yet. I have set big goals for myself and I can't wait to accomplish these things!" Kali was involved in Student Council-President, Student Athletic Advisory-President, FFA, National Honor Society, Varsity Cheerleading, and Softball in high school. Monica "Paulina" Marroquin Luhrs Region 12 Sponsor: Door King de Mexico, San Pedro Garza Garcia, NL Mexico School: Universidad De Monterrey, San Pedro Garza Garcia, NL, Mexico "I'm very happy to have had the opportunity to participate in this scholarship program and to have earned the scholarship in order to increase my knowledge and achieve my goals. Currently, I'm studying at the University of Monterrey in the Bachelor of Graphic Design in 5th semester. The reason why I asked for this scholarship was because I wanted to study abroad, since design is very diverse in different parts of the world. IDA made my dream come true and now, I can go to Italy and learn about design there and have more opportunities in the future. Thanks IDA for giving me this chance, because you are helping me become a better professional and thanks to you my dream will come true. Thank you!" Paulina has worked with New Dawn Institute in water rehab therapy, Clinic #25 assisting on the children's cancer foor, as a volunteer in low-income schools as student's assistant and painting walls, renovating fences and gardens and acting as a storyteller at the library. Paulina is a Junior in college. Katrina Neuhalfen Region 8 Sponsor: DH Pace Co, Denver, CO School: University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO "I am so honored to have received this IDA Scholarship. Thank you so much! I am a special education major at the University of Northern Colorado. I hope to become a special education teacher at the high school level one day, and possibly start a music program for individuals with special needs. Right now I am getting as involved as I can in various societies around my campus as well as Special Olympics Colorado, which I love more than anything. I have been so blessed to have received this scholarship and want to say thank you to everyone who made it possible!" Kate is a sophomore at college and is involved in numerous volunteer projects. In high school she was a member of UNICEF, Link Crew, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honors Society, Key Club, Orchestra, Choir, Golden Key International Society and more. Heidi M Shuster, M.Ed., Administrative Dean of Students, Mountain Vista High School, wrote "Katrina possesses the gift of being able to defend her positions in such a gentle and unthreatening manner that when she wins a debate or proves a point, her adversary is much more likely to feel enlightened than defeated. Katrina will inspire, advocate and champion those who face special challenges in this world.." continued on page 41 (continued from pg. 37) Congratulations! 2015 IDA Scholarship Recipients!

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