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Libra Industries Awards More than $20K in Scholarships during 9th Annual Golf Outing

Jul 24, 2014

Rod Howell Awards Christopher R. Howell Memorial Scholarship to Jacob McClelland

Rod Howell Awards Christopher R. Howell Memorial Scholarship to Jacob McClelland

Rod Howell Awards Libra Family Scholarship John Pitcarin

Rod Howell Awards Libra Family Scholarship John Pitcarin

Rod Howell Awards Breakthrough School Scholarship to school representative

Rod Howell Awards Breakthrough School Scholarship to school representative

Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services provider, recently sponsored the Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation’s 9th Annual Golf Outing at the Kirtland Country Club. During the event, Libra Industries’ CEO Rod Howell awarded three scholarships totaling $20,500. The scholarships were awarded as follows:

Breakthrough Charter School Scholarship – John Zitzner, President at Friends of Breakthrough Schools, accepted the $10,000 scholarship on behalf of the organization. Breakthrough Schools, the highest-rated network of free, non-profit, public charter schools in Cleveland, Ohio. Breakthrough Charter School’s mission is to provide sustainable, high-quality public schools throughout Cleveland, ensuring all students have access to a public, free, outstanding college preparatory education. The schools have been recognized as the best performing schools in Cleveland, honored by local, state, and national organizations for excellence in teaching, leadership, and student achievement.

Libra Employee Family Scholarship – Steven Pitcairn, son of Libra Industries’ Contoller John Pitcarin received a $2500 scholarship. The third annual Libra family scholarship is available to any Libra employee or family member. It can be used for any type of continuing education. This year’s winner will use the scholarship toward his degree at Gannon University in the fall.

Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation College Scholarship – Jacob McClelland of Kirtland High School received an $8000 scholarship. Jake is a 2014 graduate of Kirtland High School and plans to attend Ohio University, The Patton College of Education this fall. The Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation awards scholarships to graduating seniors of Kirtland High School who have demonstrated strength of character and a desire to succeed both in and out of the classroom. The Foundation was established as a memorial to Christopher R. Howell, a Kirtland resident whose unconditional love and compassion for children left a mark on all who came in contact with him. Chris passed away in 2001 at the age of 38. He was the VP of Libra Industries for 21 years at the time of his death. For more information about the Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation, visit www.crhmf.org.

Libra Industries is an active member in the electronics community that continues to provide customized manufacturing solutions to help make its customers more competitive and improve their profitability. For more information, visit www.libraind.com.


Libra Industries is a leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) serving OEMs with complex or technologically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in a broad range of industries including industrial automation, medical, military and aerospace, instrumentation and communications. Two world-class manufacturing facilities allow Libra Industries to provide customers with manufacturing flexibility including complete system build, module and subassembly production, as well as simple to complex PC board assembly. With an ongoing commitment to investment in people, quality systems, and the latest manufacturing equipment and processes, Libra Industries is committed to managing their clients’ products from initial design and prototype to full production; assisting their clients in their efforts to improve time to market, reduce total systems cost, and increase quality.

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