BASF Awards $8,000 in Scholarships to 8 Louisiana High School Students

BASF ranked No. 23 on the Fair360, formerly DiversityInc 2023 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list.

 

BASF has awarded $8,000 in scholarships to eight Louisiana high school seniors who plan to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Each student received $1,000 to apply toward their college tuition.

The winners include:

  • Ja’Nae Southall, Donaldsonville High School, Panola College (Microbiology)
  • Jaylon Butler, Donaldsonville High School, Nicholls State University (Biology)
  • Kirsten Johnson, Dutchtown High School, Louisiana State University (Chemical Engineering)
  • Seth Amedee, Dutchtown High School, Louisiana State University (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Owen Stutzman, East Ascension High School, Northwestern Louisiana State University (Accounting)
  • Sarah Villar, East Ascension High School, Louisiana State University (Forensic Chemistry)
  • Selena Dang, St. Amant High School, Louisiana State University (Engineering or Chemistry)
  • Taylor Kerr Wall, St. Amant High School, Louisiana State University (Data Science)

“BASF is dedicated to investing in the development of the next generation of talent. The future of our industry and Louisiana begins with promising students like these scholarship recipients,” said Jerry Lebold, Senior Vice President and General Manager of BASF’s Geismar site. “Through this program, we’re able to recognize some of the state’s brightest students as they transition into higher learning and their careers. We congratulate these outstanding young people on their commitment and pursuit of knowledge.”

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