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Nicole McConnell – mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship

Meet 18 year-old Nicole McConnell. Nicole was fortunate enough to attend Northeast Senior High School in Pasadena, Maryland. Northeast is connected with a school called the Center for Applied Technology North, or CAT North for short. It’s what used to be called VoTech back in the old days. One of Nicole’s favorite things to do…


Griffin Bartlett – mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship

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Griffin Bartlett has always loved to build things. When he turned 10 years-old he received a rolling work bench, complete with a drill, jig saw, and orbital sander. “I made tons of stuff with it,” he said. However, Griffin also loved the outdoors. Growing up in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire he was always…


Work Ethic Scholarship Recipient: Elena Horner on the right path – Process Technology


Elena Horner grew up 80 miles north of Juneau, Alaska in the small town of Haines. How small a town? Elena’s 2012 graduating class at Haines High School only had 25 students in it. That’s how small a town. Elena comes from a family that appreciates the arts. Mom is a librarian, dad is a…


Nicholas Williams – Work Ethic Scholarship Winner is Engineering a Great Future


Nicholas Williams likes video games. Always has. When he was 6 years old he played Crash Bandicoot on PlayStation 1 for the first time and he was captivated. When he got a little older, his interests varied a bit. He liked to play laser tag, basketball, paintball and, of course – video games. None of…


Andrei Muntean – Work Ethic Scholarship Winner & New Certified Electrical Tech


Seven years before Andrei Muntean was born, his grandparents immigrated to the United States from Arad, Romania. Andrei’s parents remained in Romania with the hope that one day, they would follow. When Andrei was 4, his father went to the American embassy in Bucharest and applied for a visa to join his parents. That was…


mikeroweWORKS Foundation & Midwest Technical Institute Scholarship Program


The mikeroweWORKS Foundation and Midwest Technical Institute are pleased to announce the 2016-17 MRW/MTI Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors. Established in 2013, the program awards 23 scholarships of varying amounts, including two full tuition paid scholarships, for each of MTI’s campuses in mechanical trade, allied health and transportation training programs. Last year, 49…