ROSWELL, GA -- May 9, 2020 -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation has announced the recipients of its 2020 Bright Futures Scholarships. In Roswell, where Kimberly-Clark has an operations headquarters, college scholarships were awarded to:
· Sophia Boraschi Umana, a senior at West Forsyth High School and the daughter of Sergio and Karina Boraschi, who plans to attend the University of Georgia.
· Thomas Brunner, a senior at Roswell High School and the son of Michael and Karen Brunner, who plans to attend the University of Georgia.
· Nathan Devan, a senior at Carlton Kell High School and the son of Mahesh and Elaine Devan, who plans to attend Kennesaw State University.
· John Meshramkar, a senior at Greater Atlanta Christian School and the son of Nitin and Beena Meshramkar, who plans to attend Georgia Institute of Technology.
· Elizabeth Uraga, a senior at Chattahoochee High School and the daughter of Elizabeth Knopfler and Carlos Uraga, who plans to attend the University of Georgia.
“We are proud to present these outstanding students with Bright Futures college scholarships in recognition of their academic accomplishments,” said Kim Underhill, President of Kimberly-Clark’s North America Consumer Business. “We are pleased to support them as they pursue their studies in higher education, and we wish them continued success."
Marking its 28th year, the Bright Futures program is administered by the Kimberly-Clark Foundation and awards college scholarships to children of Kimberly-Clark employees across North America. 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. This year, scholarships totaling $900,000 were awarded to 45 students across the United States and Canada. Since its inception, the program has granted nearly $44 million in scholarships to more than 2,200 students.