The Impact of the Scholarships

The NDTA scholarship has impacted my academic and professional career immensely. The scholarship funds supported me in studying at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business with a concentration in Supply Chain Management. Having the support while exploring this field at University gave me the chance to understand that Supply Chain was in my blood. My grandfather, and main supply chain supporter, Gene Losa retired as a Colonel in the Army focusing in logistics and always encouraged me to join the NDTA community. The significance of the scholarship stemmed from the supporting funds and evolved into the community that NDTA is and will be supporting my future in the Supply Chain industry.

Grayson Steigler

Attended Northeastern University from 2015-2020; a 5-year program. Currently working as a Buyer in the Strategic Sourcing department of a Biotech company called Alnylam Pharmaceuticals.

I am grateful to be a recipient of the NDTA Scholarship. Receiving this prestigious award helped me and my parents immensely to offset the financial burden that comes with a college education. Upon graduation from California Maritime Academy, I started my career at General Dynamics, NASSCO in San Diego in Supply Chain. It’s been 5 years later, and I’ve had the opportunity for internal growth and movement within the company. I love the transportation industry and so happy I chose a career in shipping. During the past year, we have witnessed the vital role that transportation has played in the movement of goods and services.
Natalie Laconsay

Attended California Maritime Academy from 2012-2016. Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Logistics in 2016. Currently works for General Dynamics, NASSCO in San Diego in Supply Chain.

I was very honored to have been selected as the recipient of the NDTA Scholarship. Being [it] was my last year in college, I am deeply appreciative for the support the NDTA gave me during the conclusion of my college career. This scholarship helped me achieve my goal of graduating Summa Cum Laude in one of the best undergraduate Supply Chain programs in the country. Thank you once again for your academic assistance.

Evan Kellner Ramsey

Attended the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and graduated in May of 2020 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics. Currently working for Smithfield Foods in their Supply Chain department with the Supply Chain Career Foundation Program, CFP Supply Chain Associate.

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