The Muto Foundation
The Guy and Gloria Muto Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

Press Release

Date: September 7, 2005

Muto Scholarship Foundation Announces 2005 Scholarship Winners

Sacramento, CA ... The Guy and Gloria Muto Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce the 2005 Scholarship Award Winners. The foundation awarded a total of $6,500 to eight scholarships recipients.

This year's recipients are:

Scott Segro of Englewood , Florida. He is working towards a PhD in Chemistry at University of South Florida. His Mom is a 5 year vet of the pool industry and is part of Florida Swim Pool Assoc. Besides many educational honors, Scott volunteers in many community organizations helping others.

Ann Becker of West Chester, Ohio is working towards a Masters in Education at University of Cincinnati. Her father has 35 years in the pool industry and belongs to Region VI APSP. She excels in grades and volunteers in several community service groups.

Sarah Milam of Phoenix, Arizona is pursuing a major of Accountancy at Arizona State University. Her Dad has 14 years in the pool industry, is a member of APSP, Phoenix chapter. Sarah has a 3.5 GPA and volunteers by coaching sports teams for younger kids, is a bible school leader, and aids groups who feed the homeless.

Hilary Grimes from San Diego, CA is daughter of Paul who is a member of IPSSA for 15 years. Hilary is studying History and Creative Writing at Knox College. She excels in grades and does volunteer work with Calif. Public Interest Research Group doing hunger cleanup, Sudan & Tsunami relief and the Santa Barbara Food Bank.

Jared Putman of San Antonio, Texas is working towards a BA in Youth Ministry at Howard Payne University. His father works for SCP in Covington, Louisiana for the past 9 years. However, he has 21 years in the pool industry. He is validated by So Texas NSPI (APSP). Jared works for Starbucks part time and helps raise money for charity organizations. He has also worked disaster relief programs, especially to families hurt by flood waters in So. Texas.

Robert Van Scoyoc of Santa Clarita, CA. His Dad is self employed in the pool industry for 30 years and is a board member of IPSSA. Robert is in General Education at Cuesta College hoping to study Sports Management or Physical Education.

Robert Tuttle of Dunedin, Florida is working for a Masters of Public Administration at Keller Graduate School at DeVry. He is a CPO instructor for NSPI and a Red Cross trainer. He is validated by a Colorado Springs branch of NSPI.

Rachelle Pakes is a 1998 recipient of a Muto Scholarship. Her parents have a So. Tahoe Pool Store and are members of APSP. Rachelle graduated at UCLA in 2000 with a degree in Sociology. She wants to pursue a trade school course in Yoga teacher training as she is involved in massage therapy.


The Foundation congratulates these students and wishes them the best in their educational endeavors. The Guy and Gloria Muto Memorial Scholarship Foundation accepts applications from members of the pool and spa industry each year beginning in January.

For Additional Information Write:
The Guy and Gloria Muto Memorial
Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 60159
Sacramento, CA 95860

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