Vo Tech

Jessica Young (3rd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2007 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Jessica Young “I’m currently a junior and double majoring in Graphic Communications and Integrated Marketing Communications. My current GPA is 3.9 and I’m working hard to maintain high grades. I’m an active member in TAGA, the Technical Association of Graphic Artists, and I spend a lot of time in […]

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Alison Rae Young (4th Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2007 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Alison Rae Young Alison Rae T. Pier was born and raised in Guam and later moved to Hawaii with her family, where she graduated from high school. In 1998, Alison enlisted in the US Army Reserves as a diesel mechanic where she served until she entered active duty in […]

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Richard Gunter (2nd Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2008 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Richard Gunter Richard is currently attending Arkansas State University and studying to receive his funeral services degree. A Portion of Richard’s Winning Essay: A vocational/technical education can contribute to the improvement of myself and my community in several ways. It seems we prospective funeral director and embalmers often feel […]

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Elliot Mummert (1st Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2007 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Elliot Mummert “I am from Johnston City, IL. and was the Valedictorian from the Johnston City High School class of 2007. I am a member of Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church in Thompsonville, IL. where I am a pianist for our choir. While in high school I had the […]

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Rebecca Miller (4th Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2006 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Rebecca Miller Rebecca Miller Denver, Colorado Life Partner–Brian Walsh Son–Max Miller-Walsh Engaged to be married April 2008 Full-time student, mom and homemaker Self-employed as a Body Shop at Home Representative Former Ms. Colorado United States Woman 2006 Former Ms. Colorado American United States 1999 B.A. Women’s Studies/Sociology from CU […]

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Phuc Le (2nd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2006 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Phuc Le Phuc is a Networking Technology student at Pasadena City College and is relatively new to the United States. A Portion of Phuc’s Winning Essay: Nowadays the ever-changing speed of high technology, especially in the so-called “Information Age”, plus the globally severe competitions between countries or between companies […]

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Amber Cooper (3rd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2006 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Amber Cooper Amber is an honor student at San Diego Mesa College. A Portion of Amber’s Winning Essay: StraightForward Media’s Vocational-Technical School Scholarship would help me meet my educational and professional goals by allowing me to focus more of my time on my studies in the field of Radiology, […]

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Derrick Earvin, Jr. (4th Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2005 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Derrick Earvin, Jr. “I live with my wife in Kissimmee now while I attend school. I’m currently working at Tires Plus, and I do random side jobs working on motorcycles when they are available. I love motorcycles; they are my passion. Once I’m done with school I hope to […]

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Blake Crockett (1st Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2006 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Blake Crockett “I am applying for this scholarship to pursue a career in automotive and diesel mechanics. This has been my passion, hobby and goal for the last four years of high school. The tuition for attending UTI (Universal Technical Institute) in Arizona will cost me $27,000 for the […]

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Larry Vellensky (2nd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2005 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Larry Vellensky Larry was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised both in New York City and in New Jersey. Growing up, his parents stressed the importance of education, and so he was a very focused student. In addition to focusing on his education, he was a passionate athlete, […]

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Nicholas Hentschel (3rd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2005 Vo-tech Scholarship Winner Nicholas Hentschel My impending technical education (in Computer Drafting/Design) will allow me to enhance, and make the most of, a long-underutilized talent and a natural urge to design and create, with far-ranging personal and career applications. I have ideas for clothing, tools, bicycles, cars and an array of inventions, […]

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