National Association of Litho Clubs Establishes Scholarship Endowments with PGSF
PITTSBURGH — January 10, 2017 — The National Association of Litho Clubs (NALC) Foundation has taken the steps to establish four endowed scholarships with the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF). These endowments demonstrate their commitment to the industry and closed out the 60th anniversary year of PGSF. The NALC Foundation was formed in 1970 and has a long history of supporting education in the graphic arts industry.
The endowments have been established as follows:
- Bill Staudt/Cincinnati Litho Scholarship, funded with $29,000
- Cleveland Litho Club Scholarship, funded with $25,000
- Richard M. Worthington/NALC Scholarship, funded with $42,000
- Rae Goss Scholarship, funded with $62,000
“PGSF is dedicated to promoting careers in the graphic arts, and we are pleased to provide this vehicle for the NALC to do the same,” said John Berthelsen, VP-Development for PGSF. “With the establishment of these endowments, they have demonstrated a great model for others to follow and provided a perpetual testament of their dedication to the industry.”
Betsy Gandelman Fiske, Chair of the NALC Foundation added, “For many years, the NALC has been known for its efforts to educate and inform members of the industry. With this commitment to the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation, the members of our association continue to demonstrate their leadership by investing in the future of the industry.”
For information on how you or your organization can contribute to the future of the graphic arts industry, please contact John Berthelsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the site at www.pgsf.org.
The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation is a not-for-profit, private, industry directed organization that dispenses technical and college scholarships and assistance to talented youth interested in graphic communication careers. The mission of PGSF is to promote the graphics industry as a career choice for young people, and then to support them through their education process. In 2016, more than 200 students were provided with support totaling over $400,000.