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AATCC announces Future Leaders Award 2020 winners

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May '20
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The AATCC Future Leaders Award has been presented to Ashley Handley, Heather Johnson, Katelyn Lee, Bryan Ormond, Tyler Pickett, and Morgan Schanski at the recently held international conference, in Greenville, US. The Future Leaders Award recognises promising young professionals in the fields of textiles, apparel, and related material sciences.

Handley has been a member of AATCC since 2017. She is project specialist, UL retail and industry in Arkansas, US. Prior to this, she served as production supervisor with Consumer Testing Laboratories where she was promoted to a textile engineer role under the regulatory compliance and technical support team. Handley attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She has served as the AATCC Ozark Section Treasurer since 2019, according to AATCC.

Johnson has been a member of AATCC since 2016 and has been involved in the AATCC student chapter at North Carolina State University since 2014. Johnson currently is a colourist with American & Efird, an Elevate Textiles company, in North Carolina. She earned a bachelor of science in polymer and colour chemistry in 2016 from NCSU. She currently serves on the executive committee on research as well.

Lee has been a member of AATCC since 2008. She is textile chemist at Cotton Incorporated in North Carolina. Lee previously served as research assistant and later specialty applications chemist at Cotton Incorporated. She graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in polymer and colour chemistry. Lee has held the role of committee chair for AATCC RA80 as of 2016.

Ormond has been a member of AATCC since 2006. He is assistant professor at the Wilson College of Textiles, North Carolina State University, where he earned a Ph.D. in fibre and polymer science, and a BS in polymer and colour chemistry (ACS certified). Ormond has been a voting member of CS75, Young Professionals Committee and RA31 Antimicrobial Activity Test Methods, since 2019. He also has served as AATCC faculty advisor for the NCSU student chapter since 2018. Currently he serves as an associate editor for the AATCC Journal of Research.

Pickett has been a member of AATCC since 2010. He is senior laboratory specialist at Adidas in Oregon. Pickett holds a master of science in textile chemistry and a BS in polymer and colour chemistry from NCSU. He was a graduate research assistant within the textile protection and comfort centre at NCSU prior to joining Adidas. Pickett has served as Committee Chair of RA75 since 2018

Schanski has been a member of AATCC since 2015. She is project manager, consumer innovation at Adidas in Oregon. Previously, Schanski was material engineer at Adidas. She holds a master of science in apparel product development and merchandising technology and a BA in apparel merchandising, both from Central Michigan University. She was recently nominated for the Adidas Creator’s Choice Award in leadership and collaboration.

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