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Call for Students: Doe Run Offering Summer Explosives Camp Scholarships

ST. LOUIS (March 22, 2018) – The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) is offering two full scholarships to the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) 2018 Summer Explosives Camp in June. Interested students must apply for the Explosives Camp and submit the Doe Run scholarship application by April 15. Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 1. 

Doe Run’s scholarships cover the full $1,450 camp cost, and are available to students who will be high school juniors or seniors in fall 2018 at the following districts: Potosi R-3; Kingston K-14; Iron County C-4; Bunker R-3; Valley R-VI; Salem R-80 and Southern Reynolds County R-II. Interested students can obtain a scholarship application through their high school principal’s office.

Missouri S&T’s Explosives Camp is considered the first camp of its kind. High school juniors and seniors gain hands-on experience with the safe handling and shooting of explosives for a unique look at how explosives are used in different industries.

The camp includes demonstrations, field trips to operations, such as one of Doe Run’s mines, and student projects, and ends with a bang with the shooting of a fireworks display. Qualified students who have passed a background check through the federal Safe Explosives Act are permitted to handle explosives.

The 2018 Explosives Camp will have two sessions – June 10-15 and June 17-22.

 

About The Doe Run Company

Based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and a global provider of lead, copper and zinc concentrates. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run operates one of the world’s largest, single-site lead recycling centers, located in Boss, Missouri, and mines from one of the world’s largest lead mining districts, also in Missouri. The Doe Run Company and its subsidiaries deliver products and services necessary to provide power, protection and convenience. Doe Run has operations in Missouri, Washington and Arizona. For more information, visit www.doerun.com and sustainability.doerun.com.

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Missouri University of Science and Technology

2018 Explosives Camp

DOE RUN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 
The Doe Run Company is offering two full scholarships ($1,450 value each) to the June 2018 Missouri S&T Summer Explosives Camp. 

This scholarship is available to students who will be high school juniors or seniors in fall 2018 at the following districts: Potosi R-III; Kingston K-14; Iron County C-4; Bunker R-III; Valley R-VI; Salem R-80 and Southern Reynolds County R-II.

To apply, please fill out this scholarship application completely and return to the contact listed below, and complete the camp application online by April 15, 2018. The scholarship winner will be notified by May 1, 2018. 



STEPS TO APPLY
1. Complete the online camp application at http://futurestudents.mst.edu/summer-camps/explosives-camp/


2. Fill out this form and mail along with:

  • A maximum 500-word essay (same essay as entered online above) on “Why I am interested in a career focusing on the application of explosives.”
  • A one-page letter of reference from a teacher or school counselor.
  • A one-page resume showing any work experience, community/school involvement and any awards.

3. Mail this completed scholarship application to:
Dr. Gillian Worsey
Department of Mining and Nuclear Engineering
226 McNutt Hall
1400 N. Bishop Ave
Rolla, MO 65409-0450

Scholarship application must be received by April 15, 2018.
The Scholarship Selection Committee will select and contact the scholarship recipient by May 1. If you have any questions, please contact: Gillian Worsey at worseyg@mst.edu, Explosives Camp Scholarship Committee.