The Sump and Sewage Pump Manufacturers Association (SSPMA) has announced that Talia Servant and Tyler Kleinsasser have been selected as the recipients of the 2022 SSPMA Scholarship Program. Servant and Kleinsasser will each receive a scholarship of $2500. Servant will be attending Michigan Technological University in the fall where she is working toward a degree in environmental science. Kleinsasser will be attending the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology where he is working toward a Master's degree in civil and environmental engineering management.
The scholarship program is open to students working toward an associate's, bachelor's, master's degree, or appropriate certification/trade associated with wastewater management. Next year, 2023 applicants may apply online at www.sspma.org/scholarship beginning Feb. 1, 2023.
Formed in 1956, SSPMA is a North American trade organization representing a majority of the manufacturers of sump, effluent and sewage pumps, together with component and accessory suppliers. Current SSPMA pump company members include Ashland Water Group Inc., Champion Pump Co., Franklin Electric/Little Giant, Goulds Water Technology/Xylem, GP Enterprises Co., Liberty Pumps, Pentair Water, Superior Pump Co., and Zoeller Co.