Joseph Federico, Director of NJMET Inc., Announces Its 2020 STEM Scholarship Recipient

NJMET's 2020 scholarship was awarded to Kelly Cha, a graduate from Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, NJ. Vice President Joseph Federico presented it on November 2nd, 2020 at NJMET's Headquarters
NJMET 2020 Scholarship Winner Kelly Cha
NJMET 2020 Scholarship Winner Kelly Cha
CLIFTON, N.J. - Nov. 11, 2020 - PRLog -- Joseph Federico, NJMET Director of Operations, announced that the company's annual scholarship for Engineering, Science and Technology was awarded to Ms. Kelly Cha, a graduate from the Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, NJ. Ms. Cha excels in the studies of science and technology and currently attends Carnegie Mellon University where she is majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Kelly graduated from the Passaic County Technical Institute back in June with an outstanding grade point average of 4.576.

"It was a pleasure to present Kelly with this scholarship. I enjoyed getting to know her and her passion for problem solving which empowers her to pursue her engineering studies. While choosing Carnegie Mellon University, I was impressed to learn that she had been accepted to Georgia Tech, Boston University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Virginia Tech and Stevens Institute of Technology," said Joseph Federico from NJMET's Clifton, NJ headquarters. Ms. Cha was presented with a gift check and a plaque by Mr. Federico for this outstanding accomplishment.  This is the fourth consecutive year (overall fifth) a student from the Passaic County Technical Institute has received this award.

Last year's recipient from Passaic County Technical Institute was Mr. Abelardo Ortega.

"We at NJMET Inc. are pleased to present this scholarship for the 20th consecutive year and to offer an internship to current college students who will learn the intricacies of electronic component testing in the industrial, military and aerospace arenas," added Joseph Federico.

Kelly is currently taking online classes through the fall due to pandemic studying Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering. Next semester she is expected to be at the campus of Carnegie Mellon where she will pursue Electrical and Computer Engineering classes.

For over 42 years, NJMET has been a pioneer in the Military, Aerospace, Industrial, Automotive and Medical fields providing worldwide quality electronic component procurement, screening and qualification testing of electronic component products. NJMET is AS9100 Rev. D/ ISO9001:2015 certified and maintains Federal Aviation Administration FAA-AC-0056 and AC00-56B Quality Certifications. NJMET is also laboratory suitable with The Defense Logistic Agency's (DLA) to test federal stock classes (FSC) 5961 (Semiconductor Devices) and FSC 5962 (Microcircuits) to DLA's QTSL test requirements. NJMET is also registered with GIDEP, SAE International, ITAR, IEEE, and ANSI/ESD20.20. Their employees have hands on training in the Counterfeit Components Avoidance Workshop by The Components Technology Institute and has an outstanding A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

For more information on the laboratory, please call Joseph Federico at NJMET's Clifton, NJ office at (973) 546-5393. Please visit the NJMET website at

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