We are very proud to to announce this year’s recipients of Thomas M. Knoll Memorial Scholarships. This year, thirteen TMK scholarships were awarded to the following area graduates:
Jacob Adrian, Eugene High School. Jacob is the son of Brian Adrian, a Maintenance Technician at the Wood Window Manufacturing facility. Jacob will attend Westminster College in Fulton this fall to study Business Management & Accounting.
Nolan Brune, Fatima High School. Nolan has been employed at Quaker the past two summers. His plans are to attend Westminster College in Fulton and later Missouri S & T in Rolla to study Civil Engineering.
Timothy Brunnert, Fatima High School. Timothy’s father is Jim Brunnert, a line lead for our Wood Geometric Department. After finishing up his second summer of working at Quaker, Timothy plans to attend Central College in Pella, Iowa to study Fisheries and Wildlife.
Brianna Haller, Fatima High School. She is the daughter of Darryl Haller, our Accounts Receivables Manager. Brianna, who is spending her third summer working at Quaker, will be attending Columbia College in Columbia this fall.
Taylor Heidbreder, Helias High School. This fall, Taylor will be attending the University of Mississippi in Oxford to study Political Science. Taylor is the daughter of Casey Schulte, a member of our Human Resources team.
Jordan Herzing, Fatima High School. Jordan’s father is Keith Herzing, a Project Coordinator in our Commercial Sales Division while Jordan is working his 3rd summer at Quaker. He will be attending the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg to study Digital Media and Sports Communications.
Tanner Maasen, Fatima High School. This fall, Tanner will be attending College of the Ozarks in Springfield to study Computer Information Systems. He is the son of Helen Eckelberry, a member of our Vinyl Paint department.
Lucas Rehagen, Fatima High School. Lucas is spending his 3rd summer working at Quaker. Later this year, he will be attending State Technical College in Linn to study Civil Engineering.
Lindy Sharp, Dixon High School. Lindy’s parents are Travis & Nikie Sharp. Nikie works in our Vinyl Screen department while Travis is the line lead in our Vinyl Patio Door department. This fall, Lindy will be going to Ozark Technical Community College in Springfield to study Early Childhood Development.
Will Stuecken, Fatima High School. Counting this year, Will has worked at Quaker for 3 summers. He will be attending State Technical College in Linn, where he will study Physical Therapy.
Payton Stueckenschneider, Fatima High School. Payton is working at Quaker for the 3rd consecutive summer. This fall, she will be attending Missouri S & T in Rolla to study Accounting.
Nicholas Wankum, Fatima High School. Nicholas is the son of Danny Wankum, a member of our E600 Series Production team in Lower Aluminum. Nicholas will be attending Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. He will be studying Animal Science and Agronomy.
The TMK Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 2004. To date, close to $90,000 in scholarship money has been awarded to local high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education. To be eligible, scholarship applicants must have a parent or legal guardian working at Quaker or they must be an employee themselves.
Congratulations to all of this year’s scholarship winners!
For more information on how we raise money for the TMK scholarships, our donors, or to view the events associated with this year’s fundraising efforts please click HERE.
Quaker Window Products is a leading national manufacturer of residential and commercial windows and doors. Quaker’s main manufacturing campuses and company headquarters are located in Freeburg, MO. Approximately 2,000 vinyl, aluminum and wood windows and doors are made daily at Quaker, which employs more than 900 people.
For more information about Quaker please visit our website at www.QuakerWindows.com, or our commercial window division at www.QuakerCommercialWindows.com. You can also contact Quaker at (800) 347-0438.