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Fluor-BWXT Awards $24,000 in Scholarships to Local Graduating Seniors

PIKE COUNTY, Ohio -- May 21, 2020 -- Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth is proud to support the outstanding educational achievements of local graduating seniors by awarding $24,000 through the Fluor-BWXT S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) scholarship program.

“The achievements among this year’s group of applicants made the scholarship committee’s job very tough,” said J.D. Dowell, Deputy Site Director, Fluor-BWXT. “It is so encouraging to see such an incredibly talented group of students in our community preparing for science careers. Fluor-BWXT is proud to support these students in their higher education goals.”

This year, 12 students from Pike, Scioto, Ross, and Jackson counties were awarded $2,000 each to further their studies in their chosen majors in S.T.E.A.M. fields. The students were selected from more than 120 scholarship applicants.

The 2020 Fluor-BWXT scholarship winners are: Jadah Pearson, Western High School; Joshua Amato, Piketon High School; Gabrielle Carter, Helena Stacy and Abigail Munn, Jackson High School; Andrew Blum, Natalie Drotleff, and Cameron Tisdale, Chillicothe High School; Tristen Alkire, Wheelersburg High School; Adam Cordle, Minford High School; Breena Skaggs, Portsmouth West High School; and Kathryn Wood, Valley High School.

Since 2012, Fluor-BWXT has awarded $218,000 in S.T.E.A.M scholarships to 109 students in local communities.

 

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.