February 10, 195i
The Firestone Scholarship Program provides for annual financial
ASSISTANCE AWARDS TO WORTHY SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF FiRESTONE EM
PLOYEES WHO SEEK A COLLEGE EDUCATION. PaUL BoRDA, GENERAL FACTORY
Manager at the Memphis, Tenn., plant, presents Scholarship Cer
tificates TO Anita Harris (center) and Bettye Coe.
The Company continued its close co-operation with such youth
organizations as the Future Farmers of America, 4-H Clubs and the
Boy Scouts. Raymond C. Firestone, Executive Vice-President, con
gratulates THE FFA NATIONAL OFFICERS.
To ENCOURAGE TECHNICALLY-TRAINED STUDENTS
TO CONTINUE RESEARCH WORK IN THE FIELD OF
RUBBER CHEMISTRY, THE COMPANY GRANTS FEL
LOWSHIPS AT THE University of Akron. James
Thiese, 1954 Fellowship winner, is now
working on his master’s degree.
Youth activities are encouraged by all
Firestone plants. Karl Rauscher, Scoutmas
ter OF A Firestone-sponsored troop at Potts-
TowN, is shown with Scouts Vernon Lee
Cheatham, Jr., Dennis McCrudden and Barry
Fillman at Scout Camp.
For two days every other month the Red
Cross Bloodmobile comes to the Akron
PLANTS. Other Firestone plants also are
PARTICIPATING IN THIS VERY WORTHY NATIONAL
PROGRAM OF THE ReD CrOSS. HeRE THE BLOOD-
MOBILE VISITS THE FaLL RIVER, MASS., PLANT.
Employee participation in recreational activities of the Company in Akron and in other plants was greater than ever. Left — Golfers
FROM THE NOBLESVILLE, InD., PLANT PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPANY GOLF LEAGUES. CeNTER — The GIRLS^ BOWLING TEAM AT THE HAMILTON, ONTARIO,
Canada, plant, where there are five bowling leagues active. Right — Employees from the Los Angeles, Calif., plant take part in Companv