Kimberly-Clark recently announced the recipients of its 2023 Bright Futures Scholarships. In Maumelle, where Kimberly-Clark has a manufacturing facility, college scholarships were awarded to:
Ella Boudrie, above, a senior at Conway High School and the daughter of Chris and Laura Boudrie, who plans to attend the University of Florida.
Isani Patel, above, a senior at Conway High School and the daughter of Hitesh and Bhavana Patel, who plans to attend the University of Arkansas.
Nevaeh McFelson, above, a senior at North Little Rock High School and the daughter of Antranette McFelson, who plans to attend Columbia University.
The Bright Futures program provides scholarship grants worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, to children of Kimberly-Clark employees in North America. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, community service, work experience, and extracurricular activities.
This year, Kimberly-Clark awarded Bright Futures scholarships totaling $1,240,000 to 62 students in the U.S. and Canada. Since its inception, the program has granted more than $46 million in scholarships to more than 2,300 students for full-time study at accredited colleges and universities.
“We are proud to present these outstanding students with Bright Futures college scholarships in recognition of their academic accomplishments and commitment to excellence,” said Jenny Lewis, Vice President of the Kimberly-Clark Foundation. “We are thrilled to support their higher education goals and look forward to seeing how their pursuits help build a brighter future for us all.”
Kimberly-Clark has had a plant in Maumelle for more than three decades and employs around 300 people in a facility well over 400,000 square feet. The plant primarily makes Huggies brand baby wipes.
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