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March 4, 2002

ISU senior chosen for Pella Corp event

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Kristy  Pomeroy, senior quality and decision systems major in the Indiana State University analytical department has  been awarded the opportunity to participate in a Kaizen (continuous improvement) event with Pella Corporation in Shenandoah, Iowa.

One student was chosen to be part of the team for this weeklong event in during ISU's spring break, March 11 - 15. Pomeroy worked as part of a team of 11 members that included engineers and skilled workers.

Pella is one of the leaders in  implementing continuous improvement projects company-wide. Its Kaizen events are quite famous, and they open them up to visitors such as other corporate executives and the occasional college student.

Pomeroy is vice president of QUADS and was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma as a junior. The quality and decision systems program is very proud of her accomplishments.