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High Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship Winners

High Foundation is pleased to announce their 2024 High Scholarship Award recipients, Chase Orinski of Bethlehem, PA, and Lincoln Dillman of Lancaster, PA. The students have been awarded $20,000 scholarships, which provide $5,000 per year for four years.

High Foundation values education and has been investing in the children of High coworkers for the past 41 years, encouraging secondary education in the form of college or trade school. A June 12 luncheon was hosted to bring together parents, students, and the High Foundation Board to honor the students and congratulate them on their accomplishments.

Robin Stauffer, Executive Director of High Foundation, led the event with opening remarks. She celebrated Chase and Lincoln for their many accomplishments and noted that both students have chosen to embody the High value of servant leadership through their volunteer work and community involvement.

The 2024 Scholarship Program Recipients:

Chase Orinski is the son of Amy Orinski, Project Coordinator with High Construction Company, who joined High companies in 2020. Chase attended Liberty High School in the Bethlehem Area School District where he served as President of the Future Business Leaders of America Club, an organization that he participated in all four years of high school. He was a member of the Golf Team, serving as its Captain his Senior year, and participated in DECA Inc. and Science Olympia. Community service included participation in Greater Lehigh Valley Athletes, Bethlehem Area Public Library, Historic Bethlehem, and Lehigh Valley International Airport as a Junior Navigator. Chase plans to pursue a degree in Sports Management from the University of Iowa.

Lincoln Dillman is the son of Brad Dillman, Vice President of Engineering with High Steel Structures LLC, who joined High companies in 2007. Lincoln attended Conestoga Valley High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society as a Junior and Senior, Class Secretary in 10th – 12th grades, Commissioner of Line Crew his Junior and Senior year, and participated in Students Against Destructive Decisions all four years, serving as President his Senior year. Community service included Founder and President of Readers Helping Readers, English as a Second Language Tutor, and Shop with a Buckskin. Lincoln plans to pursue a degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Richmond.

High Foundation is a non-profit organization that was established by members of the High Family. The Foundation’s mission is to give back to the community by providing support to non-profit organizations in communities in which High® companies do business and assist High coworkers in meeting the costs of college education for their children through the High Foundation Scholarship Program.

June 21, 2024

Award recipients Chase Orinski (L) and Lincoln Dillman (R) with High Foundation Board Members