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Printing United Alliance Announces 2020 Student Scholarship Award Recipients




Printing United Alliance, the largest and most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, today announces the recipients of the 2020 Student Scholarship Award program. Supported by generous donations from endowment investors and industry leaders through the Printing United Alliance Foundation, the scholarship program provides support to students studying graphics communications and seeking a career in the printing industry.
The Printing United Alliance Scholarship program grants a total of $50,000 in educational assistance to students studying graphic communications for the 2020-2021 academic year. To qualify, students must be enrolled to attend a Printing United Alliance Educational Institution Member college or university for the Fall 2020 semester; be registered full-time (12 or more credits) and committed to pursuing a career in graphic communications, printing technology, or printing management; and maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale.
“Printing United Alliance is pleased to present these hardworking students with this scholarship award to further support their education as they learn more about how to influence our great industry,” says Ford Bowers, President and CEO, Printing United Alliance. “We are heavily invested in supporting this next generation as they will be utilizing techniques and technology to help move the needle in all areas of operation. We are excited to see what the future brings with these young minds at the helm.”

The recipients of the 2020-2021 Printing United Alliance Scholarship Program are as follows:
Appalachian State University
Jazlyn Montague 
Jaiden Gorniak 
Collin Love
California Polytechnic University 
Michaela Kwan 
Erica Taylor
Elianna Oliver 
Trent Kammerer
Samantha Kim
Aileen Vasquez 
Clemson University 
Cassandra Nicholl 
Erin Clark 
Natalie Weaver 
Sarah Locklair
Caroline Keller
Illinois State University 
Kalani Ferguson
Ryerson University 
Jessica Huynh
Winnie Lee 
Leen Bokr
Nathan Evangelista 
Georgia Graham
Prudence Villanueva
Kaleigh Lueske
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Eric Herb 
University of Wisconsin – Stout
Julia Otten
Abigayle Gardiner

For more information about the Printing United Alliance Student Scholarship Program, please visit



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