Article Number: 24663
Mannington Mills Announces 2024 National Merit Scholarship Recipients
SALEM, NJ, May 9, 2024—In recognition of the benefits that higher education provides to both individuals and the communities in which they live, Mannington Mills is a corporate sponsor of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and the underwriter of scholarships for children of our associates. This year’s scholarship recipients are Theodore Brown and Preston Green.

Theodore Brown, son of Nedd and Stacey Brown, Mannington Commercial District Manager—Team Iowa/Nebraska, is a National Merit Finalist. Theo will graduate from Bondurant-Farrar High School in Bondurant, Iowa. He was a Governor's Scholar, worked as a State Senate Page, and earned a Silver Cord graduation service award for 275 volunteer hours. This Fall, Theo will attend Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on a Pre-Law track in their Law, Politics and Society program.

Preston Green, son of Craig and Erika Turner, Mannington Mills Senior HR Manager, will graduate from Coahulla Creek High School in Dalton, Georgia. During high school, Preston was chosen for American Legion Boys State, which is among the most respected educational programs of government instruction for high school students and attended the United Nations Youth Assembly at Georgia’s State Capitol. He also volunteers at the Humane Society and served as a community ambassador through the Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy. This Fall, he will attend Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia, where he plans to major in Biochemistry.

“We are proud to recognize Theo and Preston for their outstanding academic achievements,” said Zack Zehner, Executive Chairman of the Board at Mannington Mills. “Education is key to future success, and we wish them well as they embark on their college years and beyond.”

Mannington Mills has been a National Merit Scholarship Corporation sponsor since 2014. Five recipients have been National Merit Scholarship Finalists. In total, 20 scholarships have been awarded. Recipients have pursued majors across an impressive spectrum of academic disciplines ranging from physics, aeronautical engineering and natural resource management to physical therapy and international relations.

About Mannington Mills
One of the world's leading manufacturers of fine flooring, Mannington Mills, Inc., is based in Salem, New Jersey (USA). The company is engaged in residential and commercial carpet, sheet vinyl, luxury vinyl, laminate, resilient and hardwood floors; as well as carpet yarns and commercial rubber under the Mannington Residential, Mannington Commercial, Amtico, Phenix, and Burke brands. Founded in 1915 by John Boston Campbell, the company is still privately held and owned by the Campbell family.

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