Aaron Dickerson, a graduating senior at Hudson ISD has been selected as a recipient of a Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees’ Children Scholarship. He is the son of Mark and Natalie Dickerson. Mark is a Lumber Sales Trader at Georgia-Pacific’s Diboll Regional Office.
Aaron will attend Texas A & M in the Fall where he will major in Engineering. He is one of 50 students nationwide who received scholarships from the Georgia-Pacific Foundation. The scholarship awards $2,000 per year for up to four years of full-time college undergraduate study or until baccalaureate degree requirements are completed, whichever occurs first, for a total maximum award of $8,000.
Since the scholarship program began in 1988, Georgia-Pacific has awarded nearly 1,600 scholarships totaling nearly $13 million. The program is administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and is open to children of all active, full-time, U.S.-based employees of Georgia-Pacific. About 300 applications were received this year.
Education is a cornerstone of Georgia-Pacific’s community investment. Across the country, the company supports a wide array of public school and community based educational programs. Investment support includes programs that boost literacy, promote STEM and STEAM interest and train educators to take their skills to the next level of teaching and learning.