Meghan Hummel

Quanex Building Products has announced the winner of its annual William A. McHattie Scholarship, named in honor of Quanex’s former president William A. McHattie.

The scholarship is given each year to Quanex employees’ children who are selected by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to receive a four-year grant for undergraduate study at an accredited college or university. The grants are funded by the Quanex Foundation.

This year’s winner is Meghan Hummel, daughter of Quanex’s Sean and Karen Hummel. Meghan currently attends Medina High School in Medina, Ohio, where she has maintained a GPA of 4.56 all while participating in a range of extracurricular activities. An avid musician, Meghan has played violin since fourth grade and participates in the Medina High School Orchestra. She participates in the Key Club, a student-led service and volunteering program, and the school’s Spanish club. She also volunteers her time tutoring her peers in Spanish and geometry four days each week.

Outside of school, Meghan enjoys karate, which she has practiced since the fifth grade. Additionally, she enjoys reading, yoga, drawing and puzzles.

“I feel very honored to have won this scholarship,” Meghan said. “I know that all the past winners have done a lot of impressive things, and it is a privilege to be a part of that group.”

This fall, Meghan will attend The Ohio State University (OSU), where she plans to study biomedical science. Meghan plans to pursue a career in medicine and hopes to attend OSU’s College of Medicine a graduate student.