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MEMBERnews: Shred Nations Announces 2019 Scholarship Program

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Shred Nations
777 S. Wadsworth Blvd. 3-250
Lakewood, CO 80226
(303) 962-5580


Shred Nations will provide an annual $5,000 higher education scholarship for National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) members, associate members, employees, and their families or for any applicants with a letter of recommendation from a NAID member company.

Shred Nations is a Colorado-based company dedicated to promoting the economic success of businesses in the shredding and secure destruction industries. As a member of NAID, Shred Nations recognizes the benefits of higher education continuance and encourages individuals interested in business, environmental responsibility, and making future contributions to the community to pursue a college degree. Shred Nations supports the independent shredding industry and believes in giving back to providers by investing in the next generation of professionals.

Applicants will be required to submit a nomination from a NAID member, which is comprised of any employee or owner of a NAID certified company. Applicants must have completed high school, or currently be a senior in high school, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 with an interest in business, environmental studies, or of the shredding, destruction, storage or recycling industry.

Shred Nations began accepting applications on June 1 of 2018 for the 2019/2020 school year. Applications must be received by Monday, January 28, 2019. The Shred Nations scholarship recipient will be flown to the 2019 Annual NAID Conference in Aurora, CO on April 11 - 13, 2019, for one night, to be presented their award.

According to Shred Nations President, Rand LeMarinel, “the Shred Nations scholarship program is indicative of how important the NAID community is to our company. The continued success of the independent shred and record management industry is one of our top priorities. Shred Nations recognizes the benefits of a higher education and values being able to share that with students who do as well.”


About Shred Nations

Shred Nations is a wholly owned entity of DataGuard USA LLC. Shred Nations is an internet marketing company with a special interest in serving the document management industry.  Internet customers and shredding companies have relied on us for new business opportunities since 1999.  We deliver fast and accurate information.



About The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID)

NAID is a division of the International Secure Information Governance & Management Association (i-SIGMA) and is the watchdog group for the secure destruction industry, which currently represents more than 1,900 member locations globally.