SOURCE: Masergy Communications

Masergy Communications

September 09, 2016 10:56 ET

Masergy Announces STEM College Scholarship Fund Winner

University of Washington Student Receives $5,000 Award for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2016) - Masergy Communications Inc. today announced that University of Washington student April Opsvig is the company's 2016 STEM College Scholarship Fund winner. The School of Electrical Engineering student was selected for the $5,000 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) award from approximately 500 applications, based on her outstanding academic record, as well as accomplishments in the field of engineering.

"Thank you for choosing me as the winner of the inaugural Masergy STEM Scholarship," Opsvig said. "I've been dreaming of being an engineer since I was a child and this scholarship grant from Masergy will lessen my financial burden to achieve my goal."

The company's annual STEM College Scholarship fund recognizes the increasing importance and impact that science and technology disciplines have on the prosperity of future generations.

"Masergy is proud to recognize and financially support students who demonstrate and apply exceptional technology skills to help develop future innovations poised to change our lives," said Chris MacFarland, CEO, Masergy. "We congratulate April for being a testament to the intelligence of a younger generation and we celebrate her academic achievements."

Masergy's STEM scholarship award is an annual event, with 2017 applications to be available on January 1st. Students interested in applying may visit: www.masergy.com/stem-scholarship.

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