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 41 INDUSTRYNEWS Bevanne Pember Industry Sponsor: Haas Door, Wauseon, OH School: The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH "I graduated from Evergreen High School and am currently a freshman at the University of Toledo where I am studying accounting in hopes of becoming a CPA. I aspire to eventually open my own accounting frm and to give back to the community that has given so much to me. I am very grateful that I was chosen to receive this scholarship, and thank you International Door Association Scholarship Foundation for helping me to make my dream a reality." Community Service is very important to Bevanne. Through 4-H, National Honor Society and Church, she has worked on hundreds of projects. During high school, Bevanne participated in Junior Fair board-Vice President, Varsity Softball, Varsity Bowling, Cross-Country, FFA, National Honor Society, Spanish Club., Teen Board, and Youth Advisory Council. Olivia Plowman Region 1 Sponsor: PDQ Door, Hampden, ME School: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA "I'm an aspiring translator and interpreter for Japanese to English and vice versa. My involvement on campus at UMass Amherst includes being President of the Anime & Manga Club, participating in the Japanese Culture Circle club, and I hope to join the UMass Theater Guild as a set builder. Next year, I hope to study abroad!" Olivia was accepted into the Honors College at UMass in her second semester of her freshman year in college. "The State of Maine is very proud of students like Olivia who step out of their comfort zone and take on diffcult course studies…" wrote Tom Desjardin, Commissioner, State of Maine, Department of Education. In high school, Olivia participated in Junior Classical League (academics), High School Theater, Legislative Youth Advisory Council, National Honor Society, and immersed herself for four years in Latin and Japanese. "My experience with Latin left me with a love for translation and interpreting, and I can't imagine doing anything else with my life." Carley Rortvedt Industry Sponsor: Midland Garage Door Mfg Co, West Fargo, ND School: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND I will be attending the University of North Dakota to pursue an undergraduate degree in Psychology. My ultimate goal is to continue on to medical school and eventually become a Pediatrician. Thank you to IDA for helping me to achieve my aspirations!" Carley was accepted into the Honors Program as a Freshman. During high school, Carley was a member of National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Girls Swimming and Diving-Captain, and Math Club. She was involved with many projects for community service and most recently attended the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America National Youth Gathering in Detroit where she participated in service to the Detroit community. Karla Michelle Sanchez Gonzalez Region 12 Sponsor: KM and Supplies SA de CV, Naucalpan de Juarez, MEX, Mexico School: Universidad del Valle de Mexico, Naucalpan de Juarez, MEX, Mexico " My goals in life are to graduate in the career of marketing and to do mastery abroad. I hope to have the opportunity to be employed at one of the best companies in the world, to facilitate a change of perspective in marketing and to be an outstanding spokesperson for my company, presenting exhibitions around the world." Karla has worked in various volunteer positions and has gained an appreciation of the different levels of poverty in her country. "She is passionate about helping others." Jenaro Pliego Fox, Instructor of Leadership Classes, wrote, "It is these people who deserve the support to continue growing and developing, as their personal growth always has a high positive impact on those around them. Karla is a woman determined to make a difference in her country." continued on page 42 (continued from pg. 38)

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