Marquette Builders Exchange awards 6, $1,000 scholarships to area grads
‘MARQUETTE — The Marquette Builders Exchange has awarded six $1,000 scholarships to recent Upper Peninsula high school graduates who are furthering their education in the fields of construction.
All of these students excelled in classwork, extra-curricular activities, volunteerism, and work ethic.
The students are:
≤ Austin Brewer, Westwood High School, attending Northern Michigan University to pursue a career as an Electrical Power Technician.
≤ Noah Jacko, Kingsford High School, attending Bay College to obtain a certificate in Welding, followed by a degree in Industrial Maintenance/Construction Management at NMU.
≤ Theo Kumpala, Negaunee High School, attending Michigan Tech University to pursue a career in General Engineering.
≤ Thomas LaFave, Ishpeming High School, attending Northern Michigan University to obtain a degree in Construction/Building Technologies.
≤ Jacob Maxon, Iron Mountain High School, attending Michigan Tech University to receive a degree in General Engineering.
≤ Joseph Roell, North Dickinson County School, attending Michigan Tech University to study Civil Engineering.
The Marquette Builders Exchange has awarded over 115 scholarships over the past 35 years to recent high school graduates.
To learn more about the organization, see a list of past scholarship winners, or to find out how to apply for the 2020 scholarships, please visit www.mqtbx.org.