US Metal Basis Awards Faculty Scholarships to Sons and Daughters of Staff | Firms


The United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced college scholarship awards to twenty students across the country. All recipients are children of US Steel employees. The grants are funded by the United States Steel Foundation.

“The US Steel Scholarship Program enables us to recognize the remarkable achievements of the outstanding children of our valued employees,” said David B. Burritt, president and chief executive officer of US Steel. “At US Steel, our caring culture extends to not just our employees, but also their families, the communities in which we serve and the next generation of leaders. We are proud to recognize these students and wish them all the best in their academic activities. “

Since 1995, the US Steel Scholarship program has given nearly $ 4 million to more than 400 children of employees across the company to support their educational goals. The scholarship holders are selected on the basis of their academic achievements, their leadership qualities and their participation in school and community activities.

That year, the US Steel Scholarship program offered twenty awards totaling $ 10,000 ($ 2,500 per year, renewable for up to four years) to current high school students. All winners will be enrolled full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university or professional school in the United States for the 2021-2022 academic year. Student recipients are as follows:

Big River steel

  • Cash Maxwell is a graduate of Spanish Fort High School in Alabama and is studying biology at Baylor University.

Fairfield Tubular Operations

  • Madison Cantrell is a graduate of Mortimer Jordan High School, Alabama and the University of Mississippi, majoring in life sciences with a major in medicine.

Gary works

  • Alejandra Castellanos is a graduate of the Bishop Noll Institute in Indiana and an aspiring nurse at Loyola University Chicago.
  • Julia Cunningham is a graduate of Morgan Township High School in Indiana and is studying economics at Purdue University.
  • LaDurian Hawthorne is a graduate of Griffith High School in Indiana and is studying biology at Indiana University: Bloomington.
  • Rachel Holechko is a graduate of Lake Central High School in Indiana and is studying biology / genetic counseling at Purdue University.
  • Elijah Walker is a graduate of Merrillville High School, Indiana, majoring in Pediatrics at Purdue University Northwest.

Granite municipal works

  • Whitney Klee is a graduate of Granite City High School, Illinois and is studying economics at Southwestern Illinois College.
  • Hayden Ott is a graduate of Freeburg Community High School in Illinois and is studying civil engineering at Fontbonne University.

Great Lakes Works

  • Cole DuVall is a graduate of Monroe County Middle College in Michigan and a medical student at Eastern Michigan University.


  • Una Marijan is a graduate of Perrysburg High School, Ohio, majoring in Accounting from Miami University: Oxford.

Lorain Tubular Operations

  • Sydney Klingshirn is a graduate of Marion L. Steele High School in Ohio and Baldwin Wallace University in Neuroscience.

Plant in the Midwest

  • Conner Mathis is a graduate of Chesterton High School in Indiana and is studying economics at Indiana University: Bloomington.

Minnesota ore operations

  • Abigail Lauer is a graduate of the Minnesota Homeschool and is studying biochemistry at the University of Minnesota: Duluth.
  • Addison Johnson is a graduate of Evelet-Gilbert Senior High School, Minnesota and a part-time nurse graduate of Hibbing Community College.

Mont Valley Works – Clairton Works

  • Trent Cornell is a graduate of East Allegheny High School in Pennsylvania and is studying mechatronics at California University of Pennsylvania.

Mont Valley Works – Edgar Thomson Works

  • Paige Ladowitz is a graduate of Southmoreland High School in Pennsylvania and is studying biology at Duquesne University.

Mont Valley Works – Irvin Works

  • Natalie Glessner is a graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School in Ohio and St. Francis University preparing for pharmacy.


  • Riley Hill is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, Pennsylvania and Kent State University’s Nursing degree.


  • Lukas Webb is a graduate of Antioch High School in California and is studying biochemistry at Los Medanos College.

The US Steel Scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America, a not-for-profit organization that manages scholarships. This year’s award winners represent US Steel locations in Alabama, California, Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota.

United States Steel Corporation, founded in 1901, is a leading steel manufacturer. With an unwavering focus on safety, the company’s customer-centric Best for All℠ strategy promotes a safer, more sustainable future for US Steel and its stakeholders. With a renewed focus on innovation, US Steel serves the automotive, construction, appliance, energy, container and packaging industries with high quality steel products such as US Steel’s proprietary high strength XG3 ™ steel. The company also maintains competitive iron ore production and has an annual crude steel production capacity of 26.2 million net tonnes. US Steel is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and has world-class operations in the United States and Central Europe. More information is available at

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