FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2015
Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M)
MCCC AWARDS THE EDUCATION PLUS CREDIT UNION SKILLED TRADES SCHOLARSHIP
MONROE, Mich. – The Foundation at Monroe County Community College has awarded the Education Plus Credit Union Skilled Trades Scholarship to Joey Arrowood, Natalie Hojnacki and Jeff Revard of Monroe and Kyle Petee and Curtis Robinson of Dundee.
Education Plus Credit Union, in partnership with the Michigan Credit Union Foundation, awarded five $2,000 scholarships to students who are pursuing higher education in the skilled trades.
To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be at least a part-time first- or second-year student, have a 2.8 GPA, demonstrate financial need and be a Monroe County resident. Preference is be given to active duty service members, veterans and their dependents who are in the skilled trades.
For more information on available scholarships and financial aid, please contact the MCCC Financial Aid Office at (734) 384-4135. If you are interested in information about funding a scholarship, contact The Foundation at MCCC at (734) 384-4214.
PHOTO ID: Pictured Left to Right: MCCC Board of Trustees Chair Joe Bellino, student Joey Arrowood, President and CEO of Education Plus Credit Union Denise Fox, student Kyle Petee and MCCC President Dr. Kojo A. Quartey. Fox formally presented the scholarship award to the students at the Nov. 23 meeting of the MCCC Board of Trustees.
About Monroe County Community College
Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.
The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education. The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit. The Whitman Center is located in Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border. Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.