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Iowa Lakes Grainger Tools For Tomorrow Scholarship Awarded

By Staff | Sep 1, 2016

Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, supports students who wish to become skilled workers in the future workforce. Since 2010, Iowa Lakes Community College has awarded two Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarships each year. Requirements include full-time enrollment in Welding Technology, Construction Technology, Wind Energy and Turbine Technology, HVAC, Power Sports & Power Equipment Technology, Farm Equipment and Diesel Technology or Automotive Technology; community service and specific academic achievement. Preference given to honorable discharged U.S. Armed Forces Veterans. Recipients are awarded $2,000 to be used for tuition, books, fees, supplies or equipment. Upon completion of studies, scholarship recipients are also presented with customized Westward toolkit from Grainger.

The 2016 Spring recipients are: Owen Zimmerman of Algona and Jacob Pearcy of Laurens.

To establish a scholarship, contact the Iowa Lakes Community College Institutional Advancement/ Foundations Office at 712-362-0491 or 800-242-5106 ext. 4491. To apply for scholarships visit www.iowalakes.edu.