Westlake Chemical Awards Scholarships to Students of Employees

Houston, Texas – May 30, 2013 – Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) announced today they recently notified 28 college-bound students of employees throughout the company that they are recipients of a Westlake Scholarship beginning the fall term of 2013.

This annual award of scholarships continues Westlake’s on-going support of the higher education endeavors for high school students of company employees. Scholarships are generally renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study provided the student maintains specific high academic standards.

David R. Hansen, Westlake’s Senior Vice President of Administration stated in describing this year's applicants, “For the 17th consecutive year we are pleased to recognize and reward high-achieving college-bound students of our employees. We believe this important tradition has a positive impact in our communities and our workplace. The competition for these scholarships is consistently strong and the applicants are some of the most outstanding students in each of the communities in which we operate. The average recipient for 2013 has a GPA of 3.6 and ranks in the top 24% of their senior class. This includes 2 students with GPA’s of 4.0 and two students ranked number 1 in their class. Moreover, many of these scholars have made significant contributions through numerous volunteer and civic activities. We congratulate the students and their parents for the significant accomplishments in the classroom and the communities in which they live.”

Student Employee Location
Miranda Ballard Lisa Ballard Calvert City
Baylee Blackburn Lee Blackburn Calvert City
Elizabeth Brown Jerry Brown Calvert City
Morgan Colley Ronnie Colley Calvert City
Bailey Robertson Brent Robertson Calvert City
Tyler Schanbacher Gary Wicker Calvert City
Tayler Riley Ray Riley Calvert City
Ezekiel Wheat Daryl Wheat Calvert City
Katie Clingan Ernest Clingan Geismar
Brooke LeBlanc Jeffry LeBlanc Geismar
Emily May Kevin May Houston
Benjamin Hammack William Hammack Houston
Ryan Teel Skip Teel Houston
James Anamosa William Anamosa Houston
Jayven Mooney Jayson Mooney Houston
Chase Broussard Wilmer Broussard Lake Charles
Leah Harrington Rhonda Harrington Lake Charles
Kelsey Quinn Trenton Quinn Lake Charles
Jacob Blackmer Leo Blackmer Lake Charles
Karley Leger James Leger Lake Charles
Darby Domingue Derrek Domingue Lake Charles
Abbie Miller Thomas Miller Lake Charles
Morgan Daniels Dennis Daniels Lake Charles
Tyler Huffer David Huffer Leola
Kaitlyn Hamm Rick Hamm Litchfield
Jen Pierre Fabro Nestor Fabro Lodi
Shelby Lowell Jeff Lowell Longview

Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

Westlake Chemical Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company’s range of products includes ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, caustic, VCM, PVC resin and PVC building products, including pipe and specialty components, windows, and fence. For more information visit the company’s web page at www.westlakechemical.com.