A graduating senior majoring in Packaging Science with a minor in Food Science, Bartz is the youngest of three siblings, all of whom attended Clemson. During his time at Clemson, he achieved a 3.97 GPA and was able to work for HAVI and DowDupont in separate internships. He spent a year working at Clemson Blue Cheese and researched with Dr. Greg Batt in the Clemson University Sonoco Packaging Testing and Material Evaluating Lab. Outside of the classroom, he served as a Clemson Life Mentor for three years and was a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. Upon graduation, Bartz will be working full-time with DowDupont in Midland, MI, as a member of their Material Handling Tech Center.
Also a senior at Clemson, Ellis is studying Packaging Science with an emphasis in food and healthcare packaging. She has worked part-time as the Undergraduate Lab Manager for the Cryovac Flavour Mark Laboratory on campus, where she has worked with a variety of food and packaging companies on different research projects. During the spring semester of 2017, she completed a co-op with Campbell Soup Co.