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FBP awards STEAM scholarship to three Ross County High School seniors

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- May 18, 2022 -- Three Ross County students were the recipients of the 2022 Fluor-BWXT (FBP) STEAM Scholarship, a one-time, $2,000 award. Each year, Fluor-BWXT awards 12 college scholarships to area high school students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). More than 100 applications for the scholarships were received for this year’s scholarships.

FBP’s Alison Lake presents a STEAM scholarship to Huntington High School student Harmony Henneberger.

Harmony Henneberger, a Huntington High School student and athlete, frequently volunteers at food giveaways, participates in community toy drives and delivers care pages and medical supplies during church mission trips overseas. She plans to pursue a degree in radiology with a focus on sonography.

Evan Friend, of Chillicothe High School, earned his Eagle Scout award before the age of 16. It is the highest rank achievable in scouting. While working part-time, he served as captain of the swim and cross country teams, worked on several Eagle Scout projects and completed more than 60 hours of community service. He plans to major in biology.

Alexis Bailes of Southeastern High School, is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Key Club and is an athlete. She is also a mentor for Big Brothers/Big Sisters. While working part-time, she has organized both school and community activities and plans to pursue degrees in biology and pre-medicine.

In addition to earning impressive grades, each candidate submitted an original essay.

“While forging their paths and immersing themselves into their communities, our scholarship winners are working to enhance the quality of life for themselves and others,” Portsmouth Site Project Director JD Dowell said. “We are extremely proud of their accomplishments and look forward to seeing them continue to succeed.”

During the next two weeks, FBP scholarship committee members will present the Pike and Scioto County winners with their scholarships. Since 2011, FBP has awarded $264,000 to graduating seniors pursuing careers in the STEAM field.

For more information about Fluor-BWXT, please visit www.fbportsmouth.com.

Scholarship committee member John Albright presents Evan Friend with his award during Chillicothe’s ceremony.

FBP STEAM scholarship winner Alexis Bailes with Southeastern High School Principal Andy Graffis and Guidance Counselor Chris Wallace.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth 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.