August 2016

An investment in talent

The 2016 Tata Chemicals Wyoming Scholarship Program upholds the company's commitment to develop Southwestern Wyoming's pool of local talent by awarding 10 deserving candidates

Tata Chemicals North America has various ongoing programs to promote growth and stability within the communities where it operates. In Green River, Wyoming (WY), where Tata Chemicals North America’s manufacturing facility is located, the company upholds this commitment through an annual scholarship program that aims to help develop Southwestern Wyoming’s pool of local talent. This year, the scholarship was awarded to 10 students from the University of Wyoming and local colleges, who were selected through a competitive selection process.

From left: Sabaleel Nandy, vice president, manufacturing, Tata Chemicals North America; Austin Guymon; Garrett Easton; Garrett Young; Kasey Turnbull; Sarah Roberts; Ross Slagowski; McKell Lyon; Ryan Eveatt; and Martin Keighley, CEO and managing director, Tata Chemicals North America

Launched in 2013, the Tata Chemicals Wyoming Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to dependents of company employees who are enrolled at local universities. To date, the company has awarded over $26,000 in scholarship grants through this program. Candidates are evaluated based on academic excellence, leadership, goals and aspirations.

On Wednesday, August 10, Tata Chemicals announced the winners for 2016. The company honored the winning students by hosting a celebratory awards luncheon at their facility in Green River, WY. Managers from Tata Chemicals attended the event to celebrate with the students and their family members.

“Over the past three years, our scholarship program has expanded and grown, allowing us to help, support and invest in local Wyoming students and their educational pursuits,” said Martin Keighley, CEO and managing director, Tata Chemicals North America. “These students have demonstrated dedication and passion in their pursuit of excellence in their chosen area of study, and we are happy to recognize them for that.”

The winners of this year’s program are: Ryan Eveatt, Nick Hoskins, McKell Lyon, Sarah Roberts, Kasey Turnbull and Garrett Young of Green River; Austin Guymon and Kylia Siddoway of Lyman; Garrett Easton of Rock Springs; and Ross Slagowski of Farson.