Macomb Township Community Foundation Awards $5,000 in Scholarships
The Macomb Township Community Foundation will award $5,000 in scholarships to 10 Macomb Township students for use in the 2011-12 school year.
Those students are: Derek Bialowas from Dakota High School; Elliot Slowiczek from De La Salle Collegiate High School; Ryan Yucha from
Utica Eisenhower High School; Megan Gilbert and Jillian Terry from Utica Henry Ford II High School; Michael Rozwadowski from the Utica Center for Math, Science, and Technology; Jessica Roberts from
Macomb County Community College; Christopher Hopper at Harvard University; and Olivia Munoz and Madeline Provenzano from Lutheran High North.
Each student will receive a $500 scholarship for educational expenses at the college or university of his or her choice for the 2011-2012 school year.
"The scholarship committee was thrilled to receive 42 excellent applications from Macomb Township students from Jan. 10 through Feb. 25," said Gary Cynowa, MTCF Scholarship Committee chairperson. "It made our judges' job quite difficult in determining the best 10 from so many good ones. It took an entire month for them to read and evaluate all of the applications. We feel confident and grateful that the future of our community and this state will be in the hands of such capable young people."
On May 19, the foundation will hosts its annual Scholarship Awards Dinner Event at the Macomb Township Recreation Center to honor the 10 scholarship winners and their parents.
Individual tickets for the event are $50 and include a catered dinner and refreshments.
"The MTCF Board is very proud of the quality of the 10 winners and the other 32 who also entered but did not receive a scholarship," said Mark Hurst, MTCF president. "We really appreciate our sponsors from the business community for their generous contributions to help make these scholarships possible. We hope to add more businesses to that list this month."
The Scholarship Review Committee is composed of Cynowa, Margaret DeMuynck, Gary Fifield, Roselie Ruebelman, Judge Douglas Shepherd and Albert Taylor.