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Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association, Inc. (NDSA) has announced 11 scholarship recipients to college students to receive the Bruce W. Krupke Memorial Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year totaling $14,000.

This year’s Bruce W. Krupke Memorial Scholarship recipients are;

  • Hannah Boyd, Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jennifer Carl, Cicero, NY, St. John Fisher College
  • Justin Carlson, Essex Junction, VT, University of Vermont
  • Kelsey Delaney, Schenectady, NY, Union College
  • Brandi Himes, York, PA, Lebanon Valley College
  • Ian Michael McHugh, Killingworth, CT, University of Vermont
  • Matthew Osterhaudt, Manlius, NY, Le Moyne College
  • Samantha Palmatier, Hobart, NY, SUNY Purchase
  • Coltin John Pflipsen, Willmar, MN, Alexaria Technical Community College
  • Sydney Reppi, Wolcott, NY, St. John Fisher College
  • Taylor Schofield, Pavilion, NY, Rochester Institute of Technology

Each year, Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association board of directors dedicates the scholarship to Bruce W. Krupke. Bruce served as Executive Vice President of Northeast Dairy Foods Association and Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association for 27 years before passing away in March 2020.

“We received many outstanding applications again this year and it was a long and challenging process for the Scholarship Committee to narrow it down based on the quality of this year’s applicants,” said Bill Elliott, President of the Board of Directors. “Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association is honored to be able to provide this scholarship to students who are pursuing their goals and dreams. Congratulations to all of the recipients!”

Applicants must be an immediate family member of a current NDSA or Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc. member company, or a Student Member of NDSA, enrolled for the 2021-22 academic year as a full-time undergraduate or trade school student, and have a GPA of 2.50 or greater to be eligible. Scholarship information is made available each year after February 1st with applications and criteria can be found on the association’s website at Funding for the scholarships come directly from the association’s annual dairy industry clambake, members’ dues supporting the association, and sponsorship of annual dairy industry events to help fund the scholarships each year.

The Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association, Inc. is a full-service trade group representing vendors and supplier companies selling to and servicing dairy product processors, manufacturers and distributors in the northeast United States since 1932.