RJ Young awards employees’ children with college scholarship for the 16th year.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — RJ Young’s John T. Crunk Scholarship Program was established in 2004 to achieve a number of highly desirable objectives. This program seeks to assist the dependent children of RJ Young’s full-time employees with their college expenses.
The scholarships are awarded based on the student’s academic achievements and activities. The goal of providing these scholarships is simple – to help RJ Young’s employees’ children attain the education they deserve while preventing any financial strain on their employees.
Since 2004, the John T. Crunk Scholarship Program has provided over 59 scholarships to their employees’ children. They are proud to recognize the recipients of this year’s scholarships.
Genevieve Edwards, Navarre, Florida
Genevieve is the daughter of T.J. and Katharine Edwards. T.J. is an Account Executive at
the Pensacola branch. Genevieve graduated from Gulf Breeze High School in May 2019. While in high school, she was active in swimming, band, H.O.S.A, Ocean Hour, the Academy for Health and Medical Professions, and the Marine Science Club.
Genevieve initiated and headed a project called “Conservation Stations” to reduce the amount of single use plastic waste generated on her high school campus by installing several water bottle refilling stations.
Genevieve is attending the University of West Florida and is studying Cultural Anthropology in the Honors Program.
Mallie Claire Alfano, Homewood, Alabama
Mallie is the daughter of John and Michele Alfano. John is a Service Manager at the Birmingham branch. Mallie is a 2019 Homewood High School Honor Graduate with an Advanced Academic Endorsement and a Seal of Distinction. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and Beta Club.
She was a cheerleader and captain of the varsity squad. She lettered in varsity golf, Student Government Association Representative, Math Team, Peer Helper, Key Club, Diamond Dolls, Latin Club, and Relay for Life.
She served the Overflow Foundation, Service Over Self of Memphis, Bell Center Youth Alliance, Children’s Hospital of Alabama, and Trinity United Methodist Church. She has also served in Cienaguita, Panama.
Mallie Claire will attend The University of Alabama where she will major in Mathematics in the University’s Honors College and the STEM MBA program.
Jenna Williams, Columbus, Mississippi
Jenna is the daughter of Wendell and Kim Williams. Wendell is a Technical Service Representative at the Columbusbranch. Jenna graduated from homeschooling in 2018 with a 4.0 average. She is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, Columbus Girl Choir, Mississippi Baptist All-State Youth Choir and Orchestra, Mississippi Baptist Symphony Orchestra, and Distinguished Concerts International New York Vocal Colors at Carnegie Hall.
She has logged hundreds of hours of community service and is spending this summer in Salcha, Alaska doing mission work with the Mississippi Baptist Association.
Jenna will pursue her Bachelor of Music Education with a minor in Multicultural Studies at Winters School of Music at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Cooper Stanley, Caledonia, Mississippi
Cooper is a 2019 graduate from Caledonia High School and the daughter of Todd and Patti Stanley. Patti is an Account Executive at the Columbus branch. Cooper has logged over 150 hours of community service including: Salvation Army kettle bell, special needs cheerleader volunteer, tornado relief volunteer, and much more.
She was a varsity cheerleader, tennis captain, Beta Club Treasurer, Student Government Class Representative, World Language Club Secretary, a member of Future Career and Community Leaders of America, CHS Ambassador, and a part of GameTime Athletics competitive cheerleading team, and more.
Her honors include: Presidential Gold Award for Academic Excellence, a four-time Universal Cheerleading Association All-American, Mississippi Scholars Academic Excellence and Community Service, The University of AlabamaPresidential Scholarship, ACT Achievement Award, and more.
Cooper is excited to be attending The University of Alabama in the fall and majoring in Marketing.
About RJ Young
RJ Young is the largest, privately-held dealer in the Southeast and one of the largest in the nation specializing in managed IT services, document management solutions, managed print services, remote support, remote monitoring, fulfillment services, and office imaging for small to enterprise level businesses. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, RJ Young has been in business since 1955 and has over 650 employees in over 30 sales and service locations across nine states. Under the corporate tagline “Your Productivity is Our Mission,” RJ Young helps modern professionals become more successful in their businesses with solutions to securely manage paper and digital information and empowers businesses with leading technologies.
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