(PRWEB) July 25, 2014
On July 22, 2014, Vista Metals Corp. awarded nine Highest Caliber Scholarships at a dinner hosted at its Fontana, California facility. This was the company’s second annual internal scholarship awards presentation dinner. Winners were selected due to their demonstration of personal achievement in education, community involvement, and extra-curricular activities. The scholarship program is open to the children of Vista Metals Corp. employees who have graduated high school and are attending college, trade school, or an approved special training.
“It is exciting that we are able to give back to our employee community through their children,” expressed Andrew Primack, President of Vista Metals Corp. “This is just one of many ‘You First’ programs that we offer to show our commitment to our employees.”
Special guest Mark Taylor, Deputy Chief of Staff, represented the office of Janice Rutherford with San Bernardino County Second District. Mr. Taylor congratulated the recipients and presented them with a special certificate.
Highest Caliber Scholarship recipients and their designated colleges:
1. Aileen Camargo – California Baptist University
2. Daisy Elizarraras – California State University, San Bernardino
3. Jose Sanchez – Riverside City College
4. Kassandra Zavala – California State University, Fullerton
5. Kirsten Cheong – California State University, San Bernardino
6. Matthew Gussiaas – Shenandoah University
7. Melissa Garcia– University of California, Riverside
8. Melissa Torres– Cal State University, San Bernardino
9. Veronica Velazquez – La Sierra University
The higher education tuition fund is one of seven You FIRST program areas at Vista Metals Corp. The internal program rewards and keeps employees first. It consists of seven focus areas designed to show employee recognition, highlight achievements, provide health and fitness education, and encourage teamwork. To learn more about the program, visit http://knowledge.vistametals.com/vista-metals-keeps-you-first/.
About Vista Metals Corp.
Vista Metals Corp. is the largest global independent producer of specialty aluminum products. They are located in Fontana, California. Along with its tooling and mold plate products, Vista Metals Corp. produces aluminum billet for the hard and soft alloy extrusion industry, cast and scalped billet for the forging industry and slab for rolling applications. For more information, visit http://www.vistametals.com/.