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Local students receive scholarships at CVTC

EAU CLAIRE – Over 240 Chippewa Valley Technical College students were awarded more than $130,000 in scholarships recently when the CVTC Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Awards Receptions.

At the events, scholarship recipients were paired at tables with representatives from the families or organizations that generously donated the scholarship funds. Often donors create scholarship funds to memorialize a loved one, or support a cause, but it all comes down to making a difference in the lives of the recipients.

From Colfax: Nicole A. Bird, Early Childhood Education, P.E.O. Chapter AF Eau Claire; Bradford E. Walley, Landscape, Plant & Turf Management – Horticulture, Lake Wissota Garden Club; Mitchell J. Borofka, Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician, Cancer Remission/Survivor Endowment and Chippewa Valley Auto Body Association; Kevin J. Gunderson, Civil Engineering Technician – Structural, Skyline Steel.

Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers innovative and applied education that supports the workforce needs of the region, improves the lives of students, and adds value to our communities. CVTC Foundation, Inc. supports the mission and values of Chippewa Valley Technical College through the development and management of funds for the purposes of providing student scholarships, supporting staff, technology and ongoing facility development. For more information, or www.cvtc/