>NLC awards scholarships and 2015 Nebraska Supply Chain Professional of the Year

The Nebraska Logistics Council announced three $500 scholarship winners and the Supply Chain Professional of the Year at it’s annual scholarship golf fundraiser.

Michael Young was named the 2015 Nebraska Logistics Council Supply Chain Professional of the Year. Michael has been in the industry for more than 4 decades, starting in college when he earned his CDL. He relocated to Nebraska 33 years ago with ABF Freight Systems. He started as a professional driver, worked in operations and sales, and even owned his own transportation company. For the past fifteen years, Michael’s been heading up the supply chain needs at Westin Foods, and is the current Director of Supply Chain and Logistics at Westin. His leadership and dedication to the industry show through his long list of industry certifications.
Michael’s leadership is in the industry, as a founding member of the Nebraska Logistics Council, as well as in his community where he volunteers his time in helping others.

The three scholarship winners are students with an interest in the transportation, distribution and logistics industry.
Celeste Ramirez, who was present to receive her “big” check, has been part of the Distribution Logistics Management Academy at Metropolitan Community College. She is interested in industrial distribution.
Spencer Marxsen is enrolled in the Millard Public Schools Distribution and Logistics Management Career Academy. His plan is to attend the University of Nebraska at Omaha studying Business Management with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management.
Maxwell Sealer is also enrolled in the Millard DLM Career Academy. He already has an internship in the industry and hopes to turn it into a career while studying supply chain management in college.

 

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