FONA Chemistry Intern Tyler Hayes Wins Northern Illinois University Career Services Student of the Year Award & Scholarship

April 17, 2014


April 17, 2014


FONA International, a leading developer of complete flavor solutions, is pleased to announce that Tyler Hayes, Northern Illinois University chemistry student, was selected as NIU Career Services Internship/Cooperative Education Student of the Year, bronze scholarship award recipient, for his internship with FONA International, Inc.   

As the bronze award recipient, Tyler received a $575 scholarship.  He was nominated by FONA’s Vice President Research, Quality & Innovation Robert Sobel, PhD. “Tyler exhibits a wonderful character ethic and has the ability to complete complex research projects on time and with a true sense of purpose and pride.” 

FONA’s extensive internship program extends temporary employment opportunities to our employees’ children and community partners. The internships provide real-world work experience in a business environment and help further develop their professional interests.


ABOUT FONA INTERNATIONAL, INC. Founded in 1987, FONA International develops and manufactures flavors for many of the largest food, beverage, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical companies in the world from its state-of-the-art, 33-acre campus in Geneva, IL. FONA International has established a reputation as the forward-thinking, independent solution provider in the very competitive flavor industry.