As students head back to the classroom this fall, many returning to in-person learning for the first time in over a year, learning together again is a main focus. Our employees might not be in the classroom anymore – but they know a thing or two about working together to achieve excellence!

A large group of our team players – with a whopping 344 years of combined experience – are celebrating anniversaries this month, including Curt Dixon, an extrusion operator at our Mogadore facility. Curt began his career at KEP right after graduating from Kent Roosevelt High School in 1977. He’s been working hard ever since to earn his place as a well-respected teammate.

Curt Dixon – Mogadore – 44 years on 8/23
Bob Oborn – Kent – 40 years on 8/24
Kenneth Robison – Kent – 36 years on 8/8
John Bragg – Mogadore – 33 years on 8/8
Carol Bockoven – Winesburg – 33 years on 8/15
Deborah Frazier – Winesburg – 33 years on 8/15
Mary Brady – Winesburg – 26 years on 8/14
Donald Leeper – Kent – 22 years on 8/23
Tina Long – Mogadore – 15 years on 8/14
Mark Velka – Kent – 14 years on 8/13
Daniel Febres – Kent – 8 years on 8/26
Kristi McNemar – Mogadore – 7 years on 8/26
Cierra Rohrer – Winesburg – 6 years on 8/31
Lori Patton – Winesburg – 5 years on 8/11
Diane Chewning – Winesburg – 4 years on 8/7
Shane Divine – Kent – 4 years on 8/21
Mitchell Hochstetler – Winesburg – 4 years on 8/23
Michael Stecyk – Kent – 3 years on 8/13
Brad Huntley – Kent – 3 years on 8/15
Edward Gordan – Kent – 2 years on 8/19
Ana Diaz Rangel – Mogadore – 1 year on 8/10
Mitchell Darr – Winesburg – 1 year on 8/12

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