The 24 Karat Club Southeastern United States (SEUS) is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for multiple scholarships. Individuals holding residence in the following states are eligible and encouraged to apply: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV. The deadline for application submission is October 31, 2013. Scholarship winners will be notified no later than November 30, 2013. Additionally, winners will be recognized at a special event to be held in conjunction with the SJTA Atlanta Jewelry Show in March 2014.
Melissa Becker was elected to membership at the March meeting. She is an Assistant Vice President for Berkley Asset Protection, a division of the W.R. Berkley Insurance Company. Berkley is a New York Stock Exchange listed insurance provider, and they are actively pursuing the lucrative jewelry market. Melissa lives outside of Cleveland, Ohio, is single, and a competitive tennis player.