The Missouri Limestone Producers Association announced the names of the thirteen students who will be receiving the 2018 MLPA Scholarship Foundation Scholarship awards for the purposes of furthering their education through four-year and two-year programs.

“On behalf of the MLPA Scholarship Foundation, I congratulate this year’s scholarship winners and I wish each one success in their future academic endeavors,” said Jerry Enyeart, Chairman . “This scholarship is an investment in the next generation of students who will soon be entering our future workforce.”

The following list of individuals and their intended college are award winners for 2018:

Hailey Adams, Galena, MO – Culver-Stockton College

Avery Bell, Piedmont, MO – Fontbonne University

Adam Cunnyngham, Galena, MO – Undecided

Rachel Ferguson, Wildwood, MO – Maryville University

Emma Gough, Shelbina, MO – University of Missouri, Columbia

Noah Klein, St. Charles, MO – Missouri University of S&T

Jordan Mendenhall, Clinton, MO – Pittsburg State University

Brayden Neil, Palmyra, MO  – Linn Tech State Technical College

Braxden Neil, Palmyra, MO – Linn Tech State Technical College

Taylor Simpson, Warrensburg, MO –Metropolitan Community College

Parx Pinnell, Benton, AR – University of Arkansas

Hayden Stewart, Ash Grove, MO – Ozarks Technical Community College

Kody Weaver, Conway, MO – Ozarks Technical Community College

The MLPA Scholarship Foundation was originally established in 1980 to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding high school seniors.  Each winner will receive a financial scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Since the Foundation began, more than 195 scholarships have been granted, totaling over $300,000 in awards.

The Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) was organized in 1944 to promote and protect the interests of crushed stone operators located or doing business in the state. The association is involved in legislative issues; state and federal regulatory matters; community and public relations; and marketing of crushed stone products.