For the 55th consecutive year, the Brunswick Foundation has awarded a total of 70 scholarships to sons and daughters of Brunswick Corporation employees, including four Canadians. Each will receive a single-year scholarship of $2,500.
The winners span across 36 Brunswick locations worldwide, and represent the Company's corporate staff as well as all Brunswick business units: Brunswick Boat Group, Brunswick Bowling and Billiards, Life Fitness and Mercury Marine. Canadian recipients include Sabrina Boucher, daughter of Princecraft Boats employee Marc Boucher, Princeville, Quebec; Frederike Cote-Fortier, son of Princecraft employee Lynda Cote; Marc-Gabriel Samson, son of Princecraft employee Mireille Gentes; and Katherine Suitor, daughter of Tom Suitor, Mercury Marine, Milton, Ontario.
"We at Brunswick have a deep respect for the value of education, and an abiding commitment to assisting the sons and daughters of our employees to achieve their goals of securing a good education. Uninterrupted for 55 years, the Brunswick Foundation has honored this commitment,' said B. Russell Lockridge, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Brunswick and a Foundation Director.
The Brunswick Foundation has been awarding scholarships to the children of Brunswick employees since its inception in 1957. In total, the Foundation has awarded more than $10 million in scholarships during that time.