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Reston, VA, United States, 2012/06/04 - Serco, Inc., a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, today announced the awardees of its third-annual Serco Scholars Program - Serco-NA.com.
Serco employees with college-age children were invited to submit applications for one of ten $5,000 scholarships to contribute to tuition costs of the college of choice. Applications were awarded based on three criteria: academic excellence, leadership achievements, and service to the community. Serco has selected the following ten awardees of the 2012 Serco Scholarships:
Nathan A. Cardenas is majoring in German at Wright State University in Dayton, OH. He graduates next spring. Nathan’s father is Alexander Cardenas, an Acquisition Management Specialist in Serco’s Logistics Business Unit.
John T. Chavis III is majoring in Chemistry at the University of Maryland in Baltimore County. He will be a sophomore this fall. John’s father is John Chavis, Jr., a Project Manager in Serco’s Strategy, Learning and Human Capital Business Unit.
Grace M. Johnson is majoring in Music Education at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX. She graduates next spring. Grace’s mother is Celeste M. Diaz Ferraro, a Family Program Specialist II in Serco’s Defense Personnel Services Business Unit.
Madeline R. Johnson, Grace Johnson’s sister, has not yet decided where she will go to college, but plans to major in Architecture. Madeline’s mother is also Celeste M. Diaz Ferraro.
Shannon M. Kitchen plans to major in Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. She will be freshman. Shannon’s mother is Stephania Kitchen, an Accounts Payable Administrator in Serco’s corporate office.
Emily S. Kugel plans to major in Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. She will be a freshman. Emily’s mother is Vicki Kugel, a Specialist II in Serco’s Logistics Business Unit.
Elizabeth K. O’Hara is majoring in Political Science at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA. She will be a sophomore. Elizabeth’s father is John B. O’Hara, a Software Engineer III in Serco’s Business Process Services Business Unit.
Olivia M. Pfeifer plans to major in Oceanography at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. She will be freshman. Olivia’s father is John W. Pfeifer, an Air Traffic Control Specialist in Serco’s Transportation and Infrastructure Business Unit.
Lauren Rasch plans to major in English at Loyola University in Chicago, IL. She will be a freshman. Lauren’s mother is Jody Rasch, an Engineer III in Serco’s Business Process Services Business Unit.
Kelly B. Zafman is majoring in Health and Societies at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Kelly’s father is Gregory Zafman, a Systems Engineer V in Serco’s C5I Business Unit.
“Nothing gives me greater satisfaction than to see the extraordinary range of accomplishments of the Serco Scholars – and, in fact, all the accomplishments of those who applied,” said Ed Casey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Serco Inc. “These outstanding students represent the promise of the next generation, and I have no doubt they will become leaders in their fields. I am very proud that Serco will be able to help these young achievers fulfill their dreams.”
About Serco, Inc.
Serco (serco-na.com) is a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services focused on the federal government. We advise, define, develop, integrate, deliver, and maintain solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. Our customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services, and global experience enable us to quickly respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Serco has more than 11,000 employees and annual revenues of (U.S.) $1.4 billion, and is part of Serco Group, a $7 billion international business that has helped transform government and public services around the world.