Members of the Mountaire Family came together on Monday July 24, 2017 for a luncheon at the Georgia House Restaurant in Millsboro, DE to honor the 2017 Mountaire Scholarship Recipients for the Delmarva and Millsboro complexes. Representatives from Management, Human Resources, Processing, Live and Grain Departments from both Delmarva and Delaware, our scholarship recipients and their invited guests participated in this wonderful event. Children and grandchildren of employees, growers and grain suppliers are all eligible to apply for $2,500 scholarships which are awarded on an annual basis. This year’s response was outstanding; the applicant pool was impressive, making the selection processes difficult.
Following lunch, our 2017 scholarship winners were announced. Presenting the for the Delmarva complex was Rodrigo Lozano, Director of Personel, Dave Patey, Director of Live Operations DV & DE, made the presentations to the Live Operations award recipients, Don VanEss, Director of Grain Facilities, presented the Grain Scholarship awards and Dan Murphy, Complex H.R. Manager DE, presented Millsboro complex awards to the scholarship recipients.