Jack Joyce Scholarship Awards $70,000 to Future Fermenters

02 November 2016

imageFrom Rogue:

CORVALLIS, OR (Nov. 2, 2016) – Five Oregon State University Fermentation Science students stepped up to the podium last Friday to receive a combined total of $70,000 from the Jack Joyce Scholarship.

The fund, created by Columbia Distributing and Rogue Ales as a tribute to Rogue Founder Jack Joyce after his passing in 2014, has given away $185,000 since its inception. Additional scholarships were made possible this year by generous donations from industry partners, including Hop Valley Brewing, the Beer Institute, KG Specialties, Crux Fermentation Project, Coleman Agriculture, National Beer Wholesalers Association, Great Western Malting Co., Saxco International, Fremont Brewing Company, Gilgamesh Brewing, Indie Hops and JVNW.

“We’re honoring the legacy of my dad while helping to build the next generation of world class craft beer,” said Rogue President Brett Joyce. “It's a privilege to be involved in some small way with the financial contribution to the students’ educational goals.” 

“My end goal is to make an impact on the brewing scientific community, to use what I have learned in school and from brewing — whether it’s growing hops, transporting hops, creating hoppy flavor in beer, or another challenge,” said Kaylyn Kirkpatrick, who was awarded $20,000 from the Jack Joyce Scholarship fund. 
“In one word, this year was inspiring. Nearly every student admitted to starting their college education down a path other than fermentation science, but, in the end, there was this passion that couldn’t be ignored,” said Mark Walen, President of Columbia Distributing’s Oregon business. “Their drive to make their dreams come true is what makes this scholarship program a success. It’s truly in the spirit of Jack Joyce.”

Jack Joyce Scholarship recipient Lorena Ramos receives a $20,000 award from
Rogue President Brett Joyce.

Jack Joyce Scholarship recipient Josh McCallum with wife and son at the awards ceremony.

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