The below posting came from a press release.
Michael Vensel, of Meriden, is the recipient of a $4,000 scholarship from BIC Corporation. The scholarships are awarded annually to the children of BIC employees and are based on the students’ scholastic achievements and community service.
This year, BIC awarded a total of $115,000 in scholarships to 62 students, including Mr. Vensel, who is studying Computer and Information Systems at Sacred Heart University. He is the son of Carl Vensel.
BIC Corporation began its scholarship program in 1971 to support future leaders and to help employees' children defray the cost of college and graduate school.
BIC Corporation (www.bicworld.com) is a leading manufacturer of stationery products, lighters and shavers. The company’s North American headquarters are located in Shelton, Connecticut and its iconic lighters are manufactured in Milford, Connecticut. Since its founding more than 50 years ago, BIC has honored BIC’s tradition of providing high-quality, affordable, simple and inventive products that are accessible to all. Through this unwavering dedication BIC has become one of the most recognized brands in the world today, delivering “More for your money…Always!”