CARMEL, INDIANA – MAY 30, 2023– The Telamon Foundation is proud to announce Anna Klauz and Oscar Wang as the first recipients of the Telamon Scholarship. Always looking for ways to give back to the community and our employees, the Telamon Foundation has funded 2 scholarships for eligible children of employees to pursue or continue secondary education.
After completing a rigorous application, which included 4 essays each on Telamon’s core values [Honesty, Harmony, Simplicity, and Stewardship], a minimum GPA requirement of 3.0, and demonstrative leadership and civic activity, applicants were evaluated by a completely unbiased and outside panel. The well-rounded judging panel included Patti Napier, Anne Hensley Poindexter, Ranjit Puthran, John Williams, and Xiao Yuan, whose expertise encompasses religion, law, business, education, and finance, respectively.
Anna Klauz of Carmel, graduated from Carmel High School in 2020 and is a rising Senior at Indiana University. She is majoring in Media Advertising and plans to work in the industry in marketing or creative advertising after graduation. Her father, Michael, has worked in Telamon’s IT applications department for the last 6 years.
Oscar Wang of Carmel, graduated from Carmel High School in 2020 and is now a rising Senior at Purdue University. He is majoring in Psychological Sciences and plans to pursue an MD after graduation, with a specialization in Psychiatry. His mother, Melody, started as a staff accountant with Telamon 32 years ago and is currently Telamon’s Controller.
Kat Gerig, VP of HR at Telamon, shares, “The Telamon Foundation is thrilled to be able to be in a position to offer scholarships to our employees’ children. Education is a cornerstone for Telamon and a primary area of support for the Telamon Foundation, and this scholarship is just one of many ways that we are able to show our employees how much we care and consider them part of the larger Telamon family.”
Telamon Corporation is Indiana’s largest minority-owned business. The Telamon Foundation is the charitable contribution arm of Telamon Corporation.
ABOUT TELAMON FOUNDATION
The Telamon Foundation, established in 2014, acts as Telamon’s representative and agent in the review and disbursement of charitable giving on behalf of the Corporation. The Telamon Foundation was also established to support the communities in which Telamon operates and in which its employees live. To control the disbursements and monitor requests, the Foundation was created to strategically guide total Telamon charitable contributions. The Foundation places special emphasis on non-profit organizations that specialize in arts or education where its employee base is best served.
ABOUT TELAMON CORPORATION
Telamon Corporation’s mission is to “enable connectivity that enables life”. Telamon specializes in solutions for telecommunication networks and industrial assembly. Based in Carmel, Indiana, Telamon operates globally on three continents. Telamon, the Greek word for “support” is uniquely positioned as a minority owned company. Telamon continuously exceeds customer expectations and standards and has been recognized globally through numerous awards and certifications. For more information, please visit Telamon’s website at www.telamon.com.