Meet Our Donors
Manufacturing Education Visionary Continues to Make a Difference
During his life, William E. Weisel was a dedicated engineer. His commitment to the profession continues even after his lifetime through an endowed scholarship benefitting engineering students. As a living tribute the scholarship was created at the SME Education Foundation in June 1985 by the Weisel family, the Robotics Industries Association and Robotics International of SME.
The Charitable Remainder Trust: A Two-Fold Gift
With the signing of a napkin 55 years ago, Marcus B. Crotts started his engineering company. Today, he is helping others achieve their engineering dreams by setting up a charitable remainder trust to benefit the SME Education Foundation.
Creating a Legacy with an Investment in STEM Education
Many "things" in the world make people happy. For Earl Walker, chief executive officer, Carr Lane Manufacturing, Shrewsbury, Mo., and former president of the SME Education Foundation, philanthropy is in his DNA and giving is what makes him and his wife, Myrtle happy.
Professor George Schneider Jr. Makes a Difference
In recognition of the important role manufacturing education has played in his life Professor Emeritus George Schneider Jr., LSME, CMfgE, CMfgT has established two scholarships to benefit deserving students at Lawrence Technological University and Kent State University.
Sabroff Family Establishes Endowed Scholarship in 2008
The Alvin and June Sabroff Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship was established by the Sabroff family in recognition of the important role manufacturing education has played in their lives, and because of its vital role in the economic health of the country. The Scholarship is awarded to recognize, encourage and assist promising students pursuing careers in manufacturing engineering.