ISA Pulp & Paper Industry Division Awards 2010 Scholarship to
The International Society of Automation (ISA) Pulp & Paper Industry Division (PUPID) is pleased and proud to award its 2010 Scholarship to
Tom has certainly been busy, in 2009, he was a summer coop student Process Engineer Intern for Kimberly-Clark in
When he’s not working or studying, you can see Tom bicycling the roads of
Tom also enjoys hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and soccer.
Tom is the Vice President of the SUNY ESF Forestry Club and Co-Treasurer of the SUNY ESF Papyrus Club.
Tom is the son of Frank and Kathy Forte of
Tom says that the most important thing he has learned from his summer employment in the pulp & paper industry is how to interact with people. When asked what he likes best about the pulp & paper industry, Tom says that he especially likes the fact that pulp & paper relies on a renewable resource as its raw materials. He hopes to be able to provide process improvement and to be part of new paper grades that meet the future and changing demands of the industry. Tom says that the scholarship will help him to provide for his own education further lessening his parents burden as he pays for his own education.