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J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has awarded six scholarships to students participating in the KellerOnline® University Program. Students at schools participating in the program were eligible to participate in the contest for a chance to receive a portion of the $10,000 in scholarship monies being awarded.
Auburn University student Bobbie Watts was awarded a $5,000 scholarship. With a passion and drive for providing workers with a safe working environment, Watts stated in her scholarship essay, "My industry experience has shown me that safety is about more than just obtaining knowledge. It is also about successfully applying that knowledge and having the right resources to help make the most effective, efficient and legal safety decisions. I'll know that I'm doing my job right when my passion for safety is shining through in my work."
Five $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Keith Mullen, University of Minnesota Duluth; Kasey Nussmeier, Murray State University; Jonathan Scott, Murray State University; Shannon Seefeldt, Fox Valley Technical College; and Chad Stuart, University of Wisconsin Stout.
Rustin Keller, Corporate Internet Products Manager, said, "These students have demonstrated a strong desire to study safety and understand the significant impact that they can have on the organizations in which they will work. We are pleased that KellerOnline could provide these students with scholarships to aid them in the completion of their degrees."
J. J. Keller launched the KellerOnline ® University Program as part of its commitment to higher education and the industries which it serves. Through this free program, professors and students have access to reference materials, safety specific interactive tools and applications and valuable industry information. The program is another tool for professors to further enhance their curriculum and a resource for students in attaining their degree.
KellerOnline® is the most widely used safety management tool on the web. More than 19,000 safety professionals rely on KOL to manage their safety programs. KOL integrates a safety management process with reference materials, tools, and applications in order to help users reduce accident rates, decrease injuries, and lower workers' compensation costs. To learn more about KellerOnline®, visit
About J. J. Keller
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. was established in 1953 and has become the nation's most respected name in risk and regulatory management. The company employs over 1,100 associates and serves over 300,000 customers including more than 90 percent of the Fortune® 1,000. Keller's diverse product line includes publications, consulting, online services, and outsourced services. For more information, go to www.jjkeller.com.