NFPA Awards Twelve Fluid Power Scholarships

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to twelve students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study.

A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, 500-word essay, and two letters of recommendation were required from each applicant. The Foundation’s goal is to help individuals enrolled in high schools, technical colleges, and universities pursue their interests in fluid power.

The following students were each selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship:

  • Maximus Addington, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
  • Trevor Burke, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
  • Rebekah Clark, Spokane Community College, Spokane, Washington
  • Wyatt Hoehn, Ivy Tech Community College, Sellersburg, Indiana
  • William Horning, SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, New York
  • Krystal Horton, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado (Raymond F. Hanley Memorial Award)
  • Nolan Jones, Spokane Community College, Spokane, Washington
  • Kristen Postiglione, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Cole Rickerson, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • Cole Stephan, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
  • Ilaisaane Summers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Brett Watson, Spokane Community College, Spokane, Washington (Robert Mackey Memorial Award)

Watch the upcoming NFPA News to learn more about the winning students. For further information on the scholarships, contact Carrie Tatman Schwartz, Workforce Program Manager, at