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The Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) awarded its 2021 William Sandler Scholarship award to three standout students, Kerri Piper of Dublin, Pennsylvania, Lucas Della Costa of Munster, India, and Kasey Piper of Dublin, Pennsylvania.
Now entering its third year, the VMA William 'Bill' Sandler Scholarship Program was established to provide educational opportunities to the children of VMA and VRC member company employees. The program provides financial assistance to help offset the rising cost of postsecondary education – both in technical schools and 4-year universities and colleges – and promote career pursuit in areas of importance for the valve manufacturing industry.
Kerri Piper is attending Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where she plans to receive a bachelor’s in electrical engineering. Her father is employed by Harold Beck & Sons Inc.
Lucas Dalla Costa is a freshman at Purdue University Northwest, located in Hammond, Inidiana, where he is pursuing a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering. His father, Mark Dalla Costa, works at Val-Matic.
Kasey Piper is attending Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennyslvania, where she plans to gain a B.S. degree in chemical engineering. Kasey's father works at Harold Beck & Sons, Inc.
Congratulations to the winners. The 2022 William Sandler Scholarship program is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2022.