MCA announces distribution of $19,000 in scholarship awards

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The Montana Contractors’ Association (MCA) recently awarded $19,000 among 15 students to help them pursue their career aspirations.

Recipients of MCA Associates’ Division Presidential Scholarships include:  Chelsi Ebelt, Helena; Bayley Ginnaty, Great Falls; Mackenzie Gunn, Cody, Wyo.; Derek Jenneskens, Montana City; Kylee Longnecker, Helena; Mady Skawinski, Missoula; Aryn Terrio, Helena; and Colton Whitney, Joliet.

Recipients of MCA Education Foundation Construction Trades Scholarships include: Grady Althoff, Bridger; Devin Crawford, Helena; Dawson Meixner, Clinton; Jerry Pospisil, Great Falls; Maria Ralph, Butte; and Matthew Woldstad, Missoula.

The recipient of the MCA Concrete Division Scholarship is: Norris Blossom, Helena.

The $1,500 MCA Associates’ Division Presidential Scholarships are awarded annually to students whose parents or guardians are employed by MCA member companies. The $1,000 Concrete Division Scholarships are awarded to students whose parents or guardians are employed by member companies in the MCA’s Concrete Division.

The purpose of the $1,000 MCA Education Foundation Construction Trades Scholarships is to support individuals planning to attend a construction trades program, like an apprenticeship, or certificate program, in Montana. These scholarships are not limited to students with family members affiliated with MCA companies.

“We at the MCA have a strong commitment to helping Montana students pay for their postsecondary education, whether that includes apprenticeships, certificate programs, four-year degree programs, or whatever their calling may be,” said David Smith, MCA executive director. “We are dedicated to building Montana’s workforce.”

Watch for scholarship applications for Academic Year 2020-21 at www.mtagc.org in January.

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