LAESF Announces Record $592,849 Raised For Scholarship Fund

Celebrating a record $592,849 raised for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF), from left, Tony Fox, Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation Scholarship Program Officer; Debra Wersonick, Community Giving Specialist for LANL’s Community Programs Office; and Jeff Mousseau, LAESF campaign chair and LANL Director of Environmental Programs, at the beaker that tracked campaign results at the Los Alamos Post Office. Laboratory employees pledged a record $325,246 – up almost 7 percent over last year — and other donors brought total donations to $342,849. Los Alamos National Security, LLC matched employee giving with $250,000. Mousseau, said, “Our employees know first-hand that education can unlock opportunity for talented students who hold the promise to be future leaders in government, industry or the non-profit sector.” The number of Laboratory donors also increased by 5 percent over 2014. Funds raised this year will be used by the LANL Foundation to award scholarships to students in seven Northern New Mexico counties in 2015. Photo by Katherine Ann Hudspeth/LANL

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