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Fluor-BWXT S.T.E.M. Scholarship Application Deadline March 9

PIKETON--Applications are available for the 2018 Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (S.T.E.M.) Scholarship. The scholarship is open to all 2018 graduating seniors attending a high school within the counties of Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto counties.

Hannah Lamerson, of Piketon, was one of last year’s Fluor-BWXT S.T.E.M. scholarship recipients. From left, father Tom Lamerson (BWXT), Lamerson, mother Regina Wooten and Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth’s Jeff Wagner.

Twelve $2,000 scholarships are awarded annually to local qualifying students. Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) is the primary cleanup contractor for the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) site in Piketon.

Fluor-BWXT is committed to being an active corporate leader in the communities that have supported nuclear and environmental remediation missions at the DOE’s Portsmouth site for more than 50 years. Fluor-BWXT creates opportunities for area students to excel in S.T.E.M.-related studies and careers.

Interested students may contact their local high school counselors or Deneen Revel (deneen.revel@ports.pppo.gov) to obtain an application.

The following information, which is detailed on the application, should be provided no later than Friday, March 9: completed application; transcript (with social security number blacked out), recommendation letters and essay.

Information can be emailed to Deneen.revel@ports.pppo.gov or postal mailed to Deneen Revel, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC, PO Box 548, Piketon, OH 45661. If mailing the information, remove all staples. Please call (740) 897-2609 if you have any questions.

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed FBP  to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. CH2M, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth employs 1,900 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The FBP mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.

Jackson High School’s Allyson Irwin received the Fluor-BWXT S.T.E.M. scholarship in 2017. From left, Irwin and Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth’s Mike Winningham.