2022 BNSE Awardees Announced

June 05, 2022

The Bill Nelson Scholarship Endowment (BNSE) is pleased to announce it has awarded five scholarships totaling $9,500 to its 2022 class of recipients.

Recipients for the 2022 awards are: Kaylee Roberts of Upper Sandusky, OH; Rachel Racz of Gastonia, NC; Nadia Pahodzina of Happy Valley, OR; RoseLynn Davis of Eugene, OR; and Jessica Williams of DeQueen, AR.. Scholarship recipients for this year represent Husqvarna and Oregon Tool, and were chosen from among 24 applications received.

The BNSE is an educational charity designed to advance the academic pursuits of employees and the children of employees who are employed by member companies of the Outdoor Power Parts & Accessories Association. Since 2000, the endowment has awarded 70 scholarships totaling more than $147,000 to high school and college students.

The BNSE is governed by four Trustees: Sue Chaney, K-C Sales; Britton Harrold, Husqvarna; and Ed Nelson, Rotary Corporation.

The BNSE Trustees would like to extend their appreciation to all the outstanding scholarship applicants, and their affiliated OPPAA member companies.

For more information on the scholarship program, click here.