Fletcher donates to mining engineering scholarship

May 15, 2013

Scholarship winners Hannah McNally and Andrew Nielson accept their awards.
Andrew Nielson and Hannah McNally earned $2,500 scholarships from the J.H. Fletcher & Co. Mining Engineering Scholarship Fund. Pictured, left to right: Billy Goad, business development manager; Charlene Kendall; Bill Kendall, Western district sales manager; Andrew Nielson, recipient; Hannah McNally, recipient; Greg Hinshaw, CEO; and Ben Hardman, VP of domestic sales.

J.H. Fletcher & Co. has given back-to-back $100,000 donations to the SME Foundation.

The funds create the endowment for the J.H. Fletcher & Co. Mining Engineering Scholarship, which is dedicated to rising junior and senior mining engineering students with a demonstrated interest in underground mining.

Two students have received scholarships of $2,500 each from the mining engineering scholarship: Hannah McNally, who attends the University of Missouri at Rolla, and Andrew Nielson, who attends the University of Utah.

In addition to providing funds for the mining engineering scholarship, Fletcher has contributed approximately $470,000 in total funds to the J.H. Fletcher & Co. Scholarship for Engineering at Marshall University. The company has also made a note of its intentions to continue funding the scholarship.

For more information about J.H. Fletcher & Co., visit jhfletcher.com.

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