Vector Security Announces 2021 LP Certification Scholarship Recipients

More than 20 individuals received loss prevention certification scholarships courtesy of Vector Security® Networks, a division of Vector Security. To date, the company has awarded more than $305,000 in financial support to 307 loss prevention professionals and hopefuls seeking to obtain LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC) designations.

Vector Security Networks, a Doctorate level partner of the Loss Prevention Foundation, began awarding the scholarships in 2009 in support of career development and continuing education in this rapidly-growing industry. Each year, loss prevention professionals, or those interested in a career in loss prevention, are invited to apply.

The 2021 Recipients

LPQ Scholarship Recipients

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  • Christopher Black, TJX
  • John Carlone, Bob’s Discount Furniture
  • Colleen Henderson, Harris Teeter
  • Kira Kendall-Henson, Lowe’s
    Jessica Rossner, Nebraska Furniture Mart
  • Melissa Tyler-Patterson, Meijer
  • Francisco Villanueva, Luxottica
  • Christopher Walker, Big Lots
  • Peter Wersted, Home Depot
  • Derrick Williams, Oakley

LPC Scholarship Recipients

  • Kyle Botha, Loblaw
  • Christopher Buszka, Petco
  • Collin Dole, Meijer
  • David Hucks, Beall’s
  • Wesley Kellum, Lowe’s
  • Elena Mancha, TJX
  • Chloe McLearn, Rite Aid
  • Connor Pease, TJX
  • Heaven Poirot, Southeastern Grocers
  • Nicole Toyloy, Walgreens
  • Russell Ward, Albertsons Safeway
Gary Fraser
Gary Fraser

“Congratulations to this year’s recipients,” said Gary Fraser, vice president of sales for Vector Security Networks. “Each year, we receive a large number of applications from deserving individuals, and this year was no exception. While the awardees represent a variety of professional backgrounds, they each express the highest level of desire for the opportunity and share a positive outlook as to how they will use this program to enhance the value they bring to their respective employers and to the profession. We are pleased to help them advance their career aspirations.”

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