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MFDA Scholarship Winners Announced!

July 22nd, 2020 – Glen Rock, NJ

The Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Association (MFDA) today announced the recipients of the 2020 MFDA Scholarship awards:

MFDA Board of Directors Scholarship ($3000) – Melahny Navarro, daughter of Darlene Pantoja of Star Stainless Screw Company.

MFDA Hall of Fame Scholarship ($2000), given in honor of recent inductees Irwin Tanzman and Christopher George – Camryn Hoagland, daughter of Bridget Miller of Elgin Fastener Group.

Tanzman Family Scholarship ($2000) – Melahny Navarro, daughter of Darlene Pantoja of Star Stainless Screw Company.

Star Stainless Screw Corporation Scholarship ($2000) – Joseph Thomas, son of Lisa DePalma of Tower Fasteners Corp.

Yellow Woods and Road Less Traveled Company Scholarship ($1500) – Joseph Thomas, son of Lisa DePalma of Tower Fasteners Corp.

Metric & Multistandard Components Company Scholarship ($1500) – Jaylin Perez, daughter of José Ernesto Perez Jimenez of Captive Fasteners Corporation.

Bob Rundle Memorial Scholarship ($1500) – Jaylin Perez, daughter of José Ernesto Perez Jimenez of Captive Fasteners Corporation.

Along with those who donated a named scholarship, the MFDA would like to recognize and thank the members and friends who contributed to the drive the year: Fastbolt CorpEurolink FSS LLCKanebridge CorporationBaco Enterprises IncBrighton Best InternationalNylok LLCFall River Mfg Co, Inc. and Michael F. McCormick Associates, Inc.

2020 marked the 41st anniversary of the MFDA’s scholarship program. While the Association wishes it could have presented awards in person to these very deserving candidates, it looks forward to hearing about their exploits as they achieve their goals in college and beyond.