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Success Story: Jorge Wieting, 2011 AED Scholarship


EQUIPMENT/DIESEL TECHNICIAN PROFESSIONAL CAREER PROFILE EDUCATION: Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown, South Dakota Diesel Technology CAT ThinkBIG Program AED Accredited Program A.A.S. Degree Program Graduation Date: 5-13-11 Winner: 2011 Tools Scholarship, The mikeroweWORKS Foundation HOME: Milbank, South Dakota CAREER GOAL: My occupational goal in the next 3 to 5 years is to become a successful…


Success Story: Kylie Burky, 2013 SkillsUSA Scholarship

The Sullivan Central Skills USA team, Photo by Ned Jilton II

Here is a copy of the thank you note that Kylie sent the mikeroweWORKS Foundation: This is an excerpt from an article published by Times News (www.timesnews.net). For the full article, click here. Kylie Burkey has done something no other Sullivan Central High School student has ever done, and probably something no other Tennessee student…


TWS and RSI mikeroweWORKS Scholarship Recipients 2014


Success Story: Derek Black, 2013 AED Scholarship

Derek Black 2013 MRW Winner II

Proper Tools Build Seamless Path From Graduation to Workforce A degree from a nationally recognized college and financial assistance from a renowned advocate for technical education have put Derek S. Black on the clear path to success in the heavy equipment field – while supplying the literal tools with which to build a solid career….


Talking to Glenn Beck About Hard Work & ‘The Worst Advice in the History of the World’


By Erica Ritz October 23, 2013 Mike Rowe, widely-known from the hit TV show “Dirty Jobs” and a series of Ford commercials, appeared on The Glenn Beck Program Wednesday to discuss his efforts with the mikeroweWORKS Foundation in challenging “the absurd belief that a four-year degree is the only path to success.” “We’re lending money…


Equipment World: $15K Vocational Scholarships Available – Take the Amazing SWEAT Pledge