Two MGCCC students win Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarships | Events
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College:
Patrick Ramsay and Richard O’Berry, both 2012 graduates of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and winners of the 2011 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship, received customized Westward tool kits during a ceremony in Mobile, AL on June 5. Ramsay, who is a U.S. Navy veteran, graduated from the Precision Manufacturing and Machine Tool program at the Jackson County Campus, and O’Berry, an Army veteran, graduated from the Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program at the Jefferson Davis Campus. One-half of the Tools for Tomorrow scholarships are designated for military veterans.
The Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship program awards financial assistance for tuition and books to outstanding students earning an associate degree or certificate in career or technical programs. The toolkits given to scholarship recipients upon graduation include specialized professional tools for the graduating students’ skilled trade area of expertise.
Information source: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.