The German Scholarship Program started in summer semester 2011. The Program was established by the German government under the patronage of Dr. Annette Schavan, German Minister for Education and Research. The objective of the Program is to support talented and capable apprentices, to honor excellent performance and to encourage a new culture of foundation in Germany into action. In addition to particular success at school or university special value is placed on high social commitment.
On June 28, Lechner received her certificate from Dr. Erich Frank, head of technology management/regulatory affairs at Flint Group. “Since I was a little girl I’ve been fascinated by the Chinese language and culture. The fact that I also show interest in sciences and in painting in my spare time are the optimum conditions to combine all my interests," Lechner says.
Flint Group is particularly interested in promoting a competent next generation in the subject of printing and collaborates on joint projects with the HdM in Stuttgart as well as other universities around the world. For example, the K+E-Award has been presented for almost 60 years, twice per year, for the best master thesis in printing technology.
For more information, visit www.flintgrp.com.