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Timken awards scholarships valued at $790,000 to 38 employees' children

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2014-04-30

Canton, OH - The Timken Company has awarded scholarships to 38 children of Timken employees at 26 locations in eight countries around the world, including one Canadian student in Saskatoon, SK.

The Timken Company Charitable and Educational Fund funds the scholarships, which have a combined value of $310,000 and a total value of up to $790,000 over four years. The program has awarded more than $20 million in scholarships since its founding in 1958.

The $50,000 Henry Timken Scholar Award recognizes the top-ranked applicant. Renewable for up to three additional years for a total of $200,000, it goes to Mitchell Fabian, the son of Robert Fabian, a Timken retiree from steel manufacturing at the Timken facilities in Canton. Mitchell, a graduating senior at Hoover High School in North Canton, OH, plans to study actuarial science at Drake University. 

Selected for $30,000 scholarships, renewable for up to three additional years for a total of $120,000 each, are:

  • Hariharan Rangarajan, the son of Ramakrishnan Rangarajan, training and environmental health and safety principal at the Timken facility in Chennai, India, and a senior at Mahindra World School in Chengalpet, India. Hariharan plans to study mechanical engineering at the University of Akron.
  • Madison Williams, the daughter of David Williams, manager for organizational advancement at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Jackson High School in Massillon, OH. Madison plans to study pre-medicine/nursing at Clemson University.

Five students received $10,000 scholarships, renewable for up to three additional years for a total of $40,000 each:

  • Shawna Cook, the daughter of Shawn Cook, process associate for manufacturing at the Timken facility in Honea Path, SC, and a senior at Belton-Honea Path High School, plans to study genetics at Clemson University;
  • Natalie Groff, the daughter of Michael Groff, manager of financial reporting and analysis at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Jackson High School in Massillon, OH, plans to study biology at the University of Mount Union;
  • Sydney Katz, the daughter of Steven Katz, manager of operations at the Timken facility in Akron, OH, and a senior at Revere High School in Richfield, OH, plans to study electrical engineering at Washington University;
  • Anna Wade, the daughter of Charles Wade, manager of finishing at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Louisville High School in Louisville, OH, plans to study chemical engineering at Ohio State University;
  • Jonathan Wittmer, the son of Timothy Wittmer, business process manager for demand planning at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Lake Center Christian School in Hartville, OH, plans to study aerospace engineering at the University of Akron.

In addition, 30 students received $5,000 scholarships:

  • Evan Bailey, the son of Nathan Bailey, managing attorney for affiliations and acquisitions at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Jackson High School in Massillon, OH;
  • Thomas Burnett, the son of Michael Burnett, technologist at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Sandy Valley High School in Magnolia, OH;
  • Cory Cook, the son of Denise Cook, principal finance analyst at the Timken facility in Iron Station, NC, and a senior at West Lincoln High School in Lincolnton, NC.
  • Colin Cordero, the son of Thomas Cordero, gear machinist at the Timken facility in Manchester, CT, and a senior at Bolton High School in Bolton, CT;
  • Isha Das, the daughter of Ajay Das, vice-president of quality advancement at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Jackson High School in Massillon, OH;
  • Lauren Davis, the daughter of Clifton Davis, principal quality analyst at the Timken facility in Honea Path, SC, and a senior at Belton-Honea Path High School;
  • Rimil Dey, the daughter of Sujit Dey, production group leader at the Timken facility in Chennai, India, and a senior at Sacred Heart Convent School in Jamshedpur, India;
  • Wanda Maria Dimarco, the daughter of Ionel Adrian, process design engineer at the Timken facility in Ploiesti, Romania, and a senior at Gheorghe Vranceanu National College in Bacau, Romania;
  • Caleb Happach, the son of Mathew Happach, director of aerospace bearings at the Timken facility in Lebanon, N.H., and a senior at Black Forest Academy in Kandern, Germany;
  • Mickaela Hill, the daughter of Gary Hill, rolling mill attendant for steel manufacturing at the Timken facilities in Canton, and a senior at GlenOak High School in Canton;
  • Fahad Inbesat, the son of Raisul Azhar, maintenance operator technician at the Timken facility in Jamshedpur, India, and a senior at Loyola School in Jamshedpur;
  • Tara Kimbel, the daughter of Stephan Kimbel, reliability specialist for steel manufacturing at the Timken facilities in Canton, and a senior at East Canton High School in East Canton, OH;
  • Marion Koch, the daughter of Jean Rene Koch, application specialist at the Timken offices in Colmar, France, and a senior at Lycee Ribeaupierre in Ribeauville, France;
  • Jacob Kocher, the son of Eric Kocher, lead cone manufacturing associate at the Timken facility in Bucyrus, OH, and a senior at Colonel Crawford High School in North Robinson, OH;
  • Sweta Kumari, the daughter of Vijay Singh, assistant manager of maintenance at the Timken facility in Jamshedpur, India, and a senior at Hill Top School in Jamshedpur;
  • Sydney Lautzenheiser, the daughter of Todd Lautzenheiser, general manager of purchasing at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Hoover High School in North Canton, OH;
  • Kaushal Mahato, the son of Prem Mahato, production operator technician at the Timken facility in Jamshedpur, India, and a senior at Kerala Samajam Model School in Jamshedpur;
  • Jacob Maruna, the son of Todd Maruna, regional sales manager for aerospace at the Timken offices in Lebanon, N.H., and a senior at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, OH;
  • Izabela Andreea Mateescu, the daughter of Liviu Mateescu, quality inspector for manufacturing at the Timken facility in Ploiesti, Romania, and a senior at Alanandru Ioan Cuza College in Ploiesti;
  • Katelyn Mokros, the daughter of Mark Mokros, special finishing for steel industry engineered solutions at the Timken facilities in Canton, and a senior at Central Catholic High School in Canton;
  • Andrea Plasencia, the daughter of Eduardo Plasencia, principal service engineer at the Timken offices in Mexico City, Mexico, and a senior at Instituto Bilingue Rudyard Kipling in Mexico City;
  • Madison Plaster, the daughter of Mark Plaster, former director of talent management and learning at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Hoover High School in North Canton, OH;
  • Rosie Rains, the daughter of Maynard Rains, a retiree from the Timken facility in Los Alamitos, Calif. and a senior at Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, Calif.;
  • Rishu Ranjan, the son of Ram Prasad, senior line engineer at the Timken facility in Jamshedpur, India, and a senior at Loyola School in Jamshedpur;
  • Heather Schofield, the daughter of David Schofield, maintenance lead at the Timken facility in Keene, N.H., and a senior at Monadnock Regional High School in Swanzey, NH;
  • Maxwell Sopp, the son of Timothy Finnin, a Timken retiree from steel manufacturing at the Timken facilities in Canton, and a senior at Hoover High School in North Canton, OH;
  • Sabrina Stalker, the daughter of Shawn Stalker, CAD technologist at the Timken facility in Saskatoon, SK, and a senior at Bethlehem Catholic High School in Saskatoon;
  • Jingyao Sun, the son of Guofa Sun, forging operator at the Timken facility in Yantai, China, and a senior at The Second One Middle School in Yantai;
  • Ziwen Wang, the son of Chunwang Wang, forging process engineer at the Timken facility in Wuxi, China, and a senior Hwa Chong Institution in Singapore; and
  • Katherine Webb, the daughter of Thomas Webb, chief engineer for oil and gas at the Timken offices in Canton, and a senior at Jackson High School in Massillon, OH.

Timken engineers, manufactures and markets mechanical components and high-performance steel. Timken bearings, engineered steel bars and tubes -- as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain, related products and services -- support diversified markets worldwide.



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