Vector Security Networks Announces 2018 Loss Prevention Foundation Scholarship Recipients

April 19, 2018

$20,240 given to support loss prevention continuing education.

PITTSBURGH, April 19, 2018 – Vector Security, Inc. announces the recipients of its 2018 Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarships, which provide financial support to loss prevention professionals seeking to obtain Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) and Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) certifications.

This marks the 10th year the scholarships have been awarded by Vector Security. The company began awarding the scholarships in 2009 in support of career development and continuing education for professionals in this rapidly-growing industry.

The 2018 winners are:

LPQ Scholarship Recipients
Holly Blythe, Boddie Noell Enterprises, Inc.
Christopher Booker Sr., Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Hezekiah Cuffy, Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Ashley Engelmann, Panera Bread
Arthur Griffore, Dick's Sporting Goods
Joseph Park, Heinen’s
Lindsay Parker, Dick's Sporting Goods
Christina Petrossi, Goodwill Industries of Houston
Paul Richardson, Lowe's Home Improvement
Todd Wiley, Lowe's Home Improvement

LPC Scholarship Recipients
Marc Abramson, ULTA Beauty
Christopher Austin, ULTA Beauty
Chad Borstein, Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Christina Briggs, BJ's Wholesale Club
Jennifer Farruggia, Goodwill Easter-Seals
Joshua Frazier, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc. 
Christian Latson, TJX - Homegoods
Adam Moon, SpartanNash
Eduardo Sosa, Luxottica
Joseph Womack, Bealls Inc.

LPQ Canadian Scholarship Recipients
Alex Eyica, CCLP,CSCP, TJX Canada Inc.

LPC Canadian Scholarship Recipients
Okeve Dyer, Luxottica Sunglass Hut

“Each year, we receive a high volume of applications from deserving individuals, and this year was no exception,” said Michael T. Grady, LPC, Executive Vice President of Vector Security Networks.While the awardees represent a variety of professional backgrounds, they each express the highest level of desire for the opportunity. In addition, they all possess 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. Congratulations to them all!”

Vector Security has awarded 231 scholarships totaling $233,460 since the program began in 2009.


About Vector Security

For more than 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. ( has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multi-site commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 400,000 homes and businesses across 58 branch locations.

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