The American Dairy Products Institute announced the second annual 2010 Jim Page Memorial Scholarship recipient, Cassie Tegeler, at the 2010 ADPI/ABI Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Tegeler’s father, Tom, is an employee of Swiss Valley Farms Dairy Cooperative in Davenport, Iowa.
Tegeler is a junior Communications/Journalism major at the University of Northern Iowa and has always been a well-rounded student. In high school, she was the 2007 Beckman High School Valedictorian, a four sport Varsity athlete, and the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions including, State of Iowa Scholar, the winner of the President’s Award of Educational Excellence and a member of the All-State Volleyball team.
At the University level, Tegeler is no less committed. In her five semesters at the University, Tegeler has maintained of a GPA of 3.97 out of 4.0, is a University of Northern Iowa Distinguished Scholar, a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and serves as the Arts and Entertainment Editor of the Northern Iowan campus newspaper.
The scholarship is awarded to the dependent of an employee or to an employee whose company is a member of ADPI. The recipient of this scholarship must currently be in good standing academically at an accredited college or university and must have/maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 using the standard 4.0 scale. The award may be used for any educational expenses that a student may have in furthering his/her education.
The Jim Page Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of James J. Page who enjoyed a distinguished marketing career in the dairy industry and demonstrated exceptional leadership skills while serving as the Chief Executive Officer of ADPI from 2002 through 2008.
If you would like to make a contribution to the Jim Page Memorial Scholarship or if you would like more information about the scholarship, please visit the ADPI website at www.adpi.org.