Kayla Kemp, a fifth grader from Gideons Elementary School in Atlanta, GA., shared a stage with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle onApril 3 in honor of Georgia’s manufacturing industry. Kemp took third place in her division of the 2013 Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW)student design contest. She received a $100 scholarship check, presented by Lt. Gov.Cagle, at the MAW Governor’s Awards Luncheon held at the Georgia International Convention Center. Winners were named for grades 9-12, 6-8, and K-5. “These young students are our best and brightest, and our future in manufacturing depends on them,” said Larry Callahan, CEO of Patillo Industrial Real Estate, as the awards were presented. Students from around the state submitted design entries to their local technical college. Kayla’s entry featured a host of Georgia manufacturers including: The Coca-ColaCompany, KIA, Gulfstream, Georgia Power, Milliken, The Home Depot, and Purina. It was entered into the state competition by her mother’s alma mater, Atlanta Technical College. Deidre Kemp, Kayla’s mother, graduated from the Atlanta Technical College paralegal studies program in 2010.