Kimberly-Clark Awards College Scholarships to Local Students
The Kimberly-Clark Foundation, the charitable arm of Kimberly-Clark Corporation [NYSE: KMB], announced the recipients of its 2012 BrightFutures college scholarship program. In Roswell, where Kimberly-Clark has an operations headquarters, scholarships have been awarded to the following area high school seniors:
Adam Baker of Norcross, Greater Atlanta Christian School, son of Andrew and Bonnie Baker
Joslyn Bergman of Woodstock, Woodstock High School, daughter of Dean and Mary Jo Bergman
Alexandra Krasny of Alpharetta, Milton High School, daughter of Dr. Edward and Regina Krasny
Jordan Morell of Roswell, Centennial High School, daughter of Charles and Lori Morell
Jared Moro of Johns Creek, Chattahoochee High School, son of Neal and Rosalie Moro
Virginia Steindorf of Roswell, Roswell High School, daughter of Eric and Linda Steindorf
Hugh van Heesewijk of Marietta, The Lovett School, son of Marc and Katharine van Heesewijk
Established in 1993, the Bright Futures Scholarship Program awards college scholarships to children of
Kimberly-Clark employees in the United States and Canada. Each scholarship is worth up to $20,000 ($5,000 per year for up to four years) for full-time students
studying at accredited colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has distributed over $34 million in scholarships to more than 1,700 students.
The Foundation received 259 applications this year. The 65
recipients were chosen based on academic achievement, leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities. The average GPA for this year's scholarship class is 3.96.
For more information on this year’s award recipients, visit