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Thursday, November 7, 2019

MCC announces scholarship awards for 2019-2020

Montcalm Community College and the MCC Foundation are offering more than $360,000 in scholarship funds for the 2019-2020 academic year.

More than 50 endowed scholarship funds provide awards to support students as they pursue their degrees and certificates at MCC. The Family of Michelle Mater Gibson Agricultural Scholarship Fund was established in the past year to support MCC students who are pursuing agriculture-related careers.

“The MCC Foundation supports the college in its mission of enhancing our learning community,” said Executive Director for Institutional Advancement and the MCCF Lisa Lund. “These scholarship funds honor our donors and their loved ones to help positively impact our students’ success.”  

MCC recognized the following scholarship recipients during its recent annual scholarship celebration: 

Ashley

Ethan Malek, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; and Kyle Malek, MCCF Kenneth & Jacalyn Smith Scholarship. 

Belding

Karisa Bunce, MCCF Merrill & Barbara Johnson Scholarship; Emily Byrne, MCCF MCC-Education Support Personnel Association Scholarship; Phoenix Chiavola, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Don & Emma Goodell Scholarship; Alissa Emelander, MCCF Kenneth & Jacalyn Smith Scholarship; Emily Johnson, MCCF Camille Widdifield Memorial Scholarship and the MCCF Mildred Farmer-Angwin Scholarship; Phoenix Loggins, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Don & Emma Goodell Scholarship; Elyse Robins, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Heather Robinson, MCCF Mildred Farmer-Angwin Scholarship; Tiffany Simpson, MCCF Don & Emma Goodell Scholarship; and LaShawnda Sweet, MCCF Erin Kae Kitchenmaster Scholarship and the MCCF Nancy Fox Scholarship. 

Cadillac

Olivia Outman, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship. 

Carson City

Taylor Gallagher, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship and the MCCF Copp Family Scholarship; and Leah Springsteen, MCCF Copp Family Scholarship and the MCCF Stafford Family Scholarship. 

Cedar Springs

Paige Homik, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Whitney LeBaron, MCCF Grace M. Sagendorf Scholarship; Kaitlynn McCauley, MCCF Kenneth & Jacalyn Smith Scholarship; Grace Price, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; and Michelle Schreiner, MCCF Harold & Ruth Force Family Scholarship. 

Comstock Park

Cody Campbell, MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship. 

Crystal

Stacey Cary, MCCF Harold & Ruth Force Family Scholarship and the MCCF Stafford Family Scholarship; Dalton Keyes, MCCF Ardene (Diz) Oswald Memorial Scholarship; Selena Ring, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship. 

Edmore

Brigitte Aggas, MCCF Nancy Fox Scholarship; Katelynn Aggas, MCCF Nancy Fox Scholarship; Alyssia Blanzy, MCCF MCC Employee Endowed Scholarship; Katelyn Bondie, MCCF Clifford J. Bedore Jr. Memorial Scholarship; Jessica Carroll, MCCF Erin Kae Kitchenmaster Scholarship; Haley Collins, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Kelsey Jourdan, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship; Cassandra Miller, MCCF Judy K. DeVolder Nutt Scholarship; Mackenna Rios, MCCF Duane W. & Georgia A. Bohne Scholarship; and Eujin Wolf, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship. 

Fenwick

Chelsea Allen, MCCF Harold & Ruth Force Family Scholarship; Samantha Hardy Swartzmiller, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Elijah Jeffers, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; and Breanna Miller, MCCF Allen E. & Janet A. Kohn Scholarship. 

Gowen

Alyssa Abbott, MCCF Stanley & Blanche Ash Scholarship; Chloe Bartlett, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Olivia Braman, MCCF Herbert N. Stoutenburg Scholarship and the MCCF Kenneth J. & Gail E. Lehman Scholarship; Amy Kern, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Nathan Kubec, MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Chemistry/Engineering; Courtney Page, MCCF Dr. Gordon DeVries/Dr. Thomas Deurloo Scholarship and the MCCF Grace Anne Hatto-Adler Memorial Scholarship; and Kristine Temerowski, MCCF Nancy Steele Allen Edwards Memorial Nursing Scholarship. 

Grand Rapids

Blessing Okafor-Gilmore, MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship; and Tessandra Walters, MCCF MCC Employee Endowed Scholarship. 

Grandville

Becky Kutsche, MCCF Nancy Steele Allen Edwards Memorial Nursing Scholarship. 

Greenville

Elisabeth Austin, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Cayden Beardslee, MCCF Stanley & Blanche Ash Scholarship; Bergan Bolthouse, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Kevin Carbonelli Memorial Scholarship; Kerstyn Bradley, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Nicole Brewer, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Destiny Buckmaster, MCCF Grace M. Sagendorf Scholarship; Amy Cain, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Faith Campbell, MCCF Grace M. Sagendorf Scholarship; Jill Dixon, MCCF Stafford Family Scholarship; Nathan Downing, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship and the MCCF Stafford Family Scholarship; Tyler Eldridge, MCCF Kevin Carbonelli Memorial Scholarship; William Ely, MCCF Harold & Ruth Force Family Scholarship; Julie Fox, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Volunteerism; Heather Gianino, MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship; Bryelle Gloden, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Volunteerism; Jaymie Holman, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Drew Johnson, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship, MCCF Camille Widdifield Memorial Scholarship and the MCCF Mildred Farmer-Angwin Scholarship; Kaitlynn Kent, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Edward Reddig Scholarship; Amber Kibler, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Michele Klock, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship; Nathaniel Nieto, MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship; Bailey O'Neal, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship; Lori Perdue, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Emily Petersen, MCCF Donald C. Burns Presidential Scholarship; Brittany Reed, MCCF Kevin Carbonelli Memorial Scholarship; Faith Roberts, MCCF Donald C. Burns Presidential Scholarship; Jordan Scheidel, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Jordyn Scholten, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Brooke Smith, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and MCCF Karen Hansen Nursing Scholarship; Brice Spencer, MCCF Kenneth J. & Gail E. Lehman Scholarship; Royce Spencer, MCCF Clifford J. Bedore Jr. Memorial Scholarship and the MCCF Kevin Carbonelli Memorial Scholarship; Brenda Winters, MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Volunteerism; Madilyn Wondergem, MCCF Stanley & Blanche Ash Scholarship; and Lisa Yount, MCCF Grace M. Sagendorf Scholarship. 

Howard City

Lauren Corwin, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; and Kattie Westgate, MCCF Donald C. Burns Presidential Scholarship. 

Hubbardston

Jonathan King, MCCF Doris M. Arntz Scholarship. 

Ionia

Jenna Adams, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Izick Castillo, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship; Britney Hartwig, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Havynne Hetherington, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Career Center Scholarship; Katelyn Hulander, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Brooke Kemp, MCCF Allen E. & Janet A. Kohn Scholarship; Brittany Levine, MCCF Career Center Scholarship; Heather Melchert, MCCF Louise D. Buescher Scholarship; Brandy Murray, MCCF Kenneth & Jacalyn Smith Scholarship; John Murray, MCCF Michael J. Seaman Memorial Scholarship and the MCCF Robert E. Campbell Memorial Scholarship; Morgan Porta, MCCF Anna Hertz-McCoy Memorial Scholarship; Ian Schafer, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Gable Shadoff, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship and the MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship; Dana Shockey, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; and Donna Starks, MCCF Grace M. Sagendorf Scholarship. 

Lakeview

Natasha Bristol, MCCF Leslie K. Morford Scholarship; Jordan Hart, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Emily Jack, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship; George Kroeze, MCCF Grace M. Sagendorf Scholarship; Christopher Moss, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Volunteerism; and Julie Toddy, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship. 

Lyons

Rebecca Snarski, MCCF Louise D. Buescher Scholarship. 

Maple Rapids

Oak Underwood, MCCF Kenneth & Jacalyn Smith Scholarship. 

Morley

Amber Osterbaan, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Maureen Tronsen, MCCF Judy K. DeVolder Nutt Scholarship; and Anya Whiting, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship. 

Muir

Savannah Russo, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship. 

Pierson

Tanja Griffee, MCCF Mr. & Mrs. John Hathaway Scholarship; and Alyse Schaub MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship. 

Portland

Ashley Ladisky, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship. 

Rockford

Kenna Allen, MCCF Allen E. & Janet A. Kohn Scholarship; Rebekah Hamilton, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Jordyn Kass-Yowtz, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; and Trent Mason, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship and the MCCF Michael J. Seaman Memorial Scholarship.

Sand Lake

Marco Lagunas, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Mr. & Mrs. John Hathaway Scholarship; Miguel Lagunas, MCCF Mr. & Mrs. John Hathaway Scholarship; and Morgan Smith, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship. 

Saranac

Ashley Albert, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Kaitlyn DePotty, MCCF Doris M. Arntz Scholarship; Trisha Hansbarger, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; and Emily Mulnix, MCCF Grace Anne Hatto-Adler Memorial Scholarship. 

Sheridan

Austin Allenbaugh, MCCF Ardene (Diz) Oswald Memorial Scholarship; Trinity DuVall, MCCF Career Center Scholarship; Mason Grossbauer, MCCF Allen E. & Janet A. Kohn Scholarship; Audra Hardy, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Chemistry/Engineering; Matthew Jeffrey, MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Chemistry/Engineering and the MCCF Herbert N. Stoutenburg Scholarship; Ryan Lake, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship and the MCCF Travis L. Bingaman Memorial Scholarship; Paige Ledin, MCCF Don & Emma Goodell Scholarship; and Shelbie Ramirez, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship, MCCF Travis L. Bingaman Memorial Scholarship and the MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship. 

Sidney

Wenona Brown, MCCF Dr. Gordon DeVries/Dr. Thomas Deurloo Scholarship. 

Six Lakes

Ashley Ashbaugh, MCCF Louise D. Buescher Scholarship; Alexis Bannister, MCCF Karen Hansen Nursing Scholarship; Julie Battaglia Quintas, MCCF Anna Hertz-McCoy Memorial Scholarship; Ivyanna Courter, MCCF Stafford Family Scholarship; and Kayla McQueen, MCCF Stafford Family Scholarship. 

Stanton

Joshua Bennett, MCCF Ruth Paddock Bedore Transfer Award; Lily Doyle, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship; Nathan Hall, MCCF Leslie K. Morford Scholarship; Danielle Kent, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Amanda Marvin, MCCF Louise D. Buescher Scholarship; Chloe Paulson, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; and Gabriel Platte, MCCF Beatrice & Manfred Doser Memorial Scholarship-Chemistry/Engineering. 

Stanwood

Kristina Brasington, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship. 

Sumner

Rachel Showers, MCC Board of Trustees Scholarship and the MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship. 

Trufant

Timothy Chomic, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship and the MCCF William & Harriette Cook Scholarship; Samantha Harrington, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial New Student Scholarship; Emily Portell, MCCF Kenneth J. & Gail E. Lehman Scholarship; and Jeremy Portell, Jr, MCCF Ash Education Fund Scholarship. 

Vestaburg

Lindsey Hoover, MCCF Duane W. & Georgia A. Bohne Scholarship; Mara Stratton, MCCF Dr. Gordon DeVries/Dr. Thomas Deurloo Scholarship; and Edgar Walker, MCCF Beth Anderson Memorial Current or Returning Student Scholarship and the MCCF Erin Kae Kitchenmaster Scholarship. 

For more information about MCCF scholarships, contact Lund at 989-328-1284 or lisal@montcalm.edu.