Gateway Technical College Foundation, at its annual award ceremony Feb. 2, awarded 256 scholarships totaling nearly $164,000 and benefiting 208 students by helping them fulfill their career and educational goals.
“We are grateful for the commitment of our donors to Gateway students and the community,” said Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Charpentier.
“The scholarship awards ceremony is a joyful celebration of students pursuing their educational dreams and the thoughtful donors who support them. Many of our students have told us they would be unable to continue their education without the support of a scholarship. Others have told us they feel honored to have received a scholarship and they feel it’s a recognition of their hard work and determination to gain the skills to a career.”
One of the new scholarships awarded this year is the MAFSI-WI (Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry Wisconsin) for Culinary Arts students. It is for students in either the technical diploma or associate degree programs.
For more information on the Foundation – including ways to contribute – please contact Charpentier at (262) 564-2866. Or, go to www.gtc.edu/foundation.