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Packaging maker creates scholarship to help students pursue manufacturing

ByRandall B. Phelps

Jun 23, 2022

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Consumer packaging company Huhtamaki will fund a stock Exchange for students entering a manufacturing program at the Fulton Campus of Cayuga Community College in Auburn, New York.

The Huhtamaki Scholarship will go to up to five students from neighboring school districts enrolled in a diploma, micro-certificate, or diploma-making program.

The scholarship will also be available to graduate students from school districts including Hannibal Central, Fulton City, Phoenix Central, Mexico Academy and Central, and the Center for Instruction, Technology, and Innovation.

Candidates will have the chance to study at the Cayuga Advanced Manufacturing Institute on the Fulton campus. The 7,800 square foot facility handles industrial grade hydraulics, pneumatics, piping, motors and programmable logic control stations.

Mark Southwick, Huhtamaki plant manager, said the company is looking forward to celebrating the opening of the Advanced Manufacturing Institute. “With these scholarships and the programs offered, we are confident that the next generation of creators, innovators and talents are being developed to support advanced manufacturing companies,” he said.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is July 15. Find more information on how to apply here.

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