GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 126



Institutional Scholarships
(alphabetical by last name)
Gogebic Community College Foundation Scholarships
The amounts listed for the individual scholarships are average
awards and based on the availability of funding.
KEITH L. ANDERSON SCHOLARSHIP
The Keith L. Anderson Scholarship is awarded to freshman
students. The students can either enroll full-time or part-time and
are not limited to a specific academic program. The applicants
must be a resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. $250 (1).
ANGELO’S PIZZA SCHOLARSHIP
The Angelo’s Pizza Scholarship in Memory of Richard Cottier is
awarded to full-time students who have graduated from a high
school in Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron County, Wisconsin.
The students are not limited to a specific academic program.
Preference is given to students who have a GPA below 3.0.
Established by Richard Cottier.
ARC OF GOGEBIC COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
The ARC of Gogebic County Scholarship Fund is awarded to fulltime sophomore students who are enrolled in a special education
or human services program. The recipient must maintain a 2.5
GPA and be a resident of Gogebic County. $500 (1)
ATHLETIC HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Athletic Heritage Scholarship is awarded to full-time students
who are members of the Gogebic Community College basketball
team. The applicants can either be female or male and must be in
good academic standing. Established by the Gogebic Community
College Foundation. Awards range from $100-300 per year.
ESKO
AND
VIRGINIA
AUKEE
MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP
The Esko and Virginia Aukee Memorial Scholarship is awarded
to freshman students who are enrolled in an academic transfer
program. The applicants must be a graduate of a Gogebic County
high school, have an academic standing in the lower 50% of their
class and have actively participated in school activities.
Established by Dr. Robert Aukee in memory of Esko and Virginia
Aukee. $500 (1)
BESSEMER’S A.D. JOHNSTON ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
FUND
The Bessemer’s A.D. Johnston Alumni Scholarship Fund is
awarded to a graduate of A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer,
Michigan. The recipients must be full-time students and maintain
a 2.0 GPA. The applicants are not limited to any specific academic
programs and may be traditional or non-traditional students.
Established by the Bessemer 2000 All-Class Reunion Committee.
$200 (1)
GERALD AND MARGUERITE BIDGOOD MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP
The Gerald and Marguerite Bidgood Memorial Scholarship is
awarded to students from Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron
County, Wisconsin with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Established by the
Bidgood family. $1,000 (1)
BLACK
RIVER
HARBOR
BOATING
CLUB
SCHOLARSHIP
The Black River Harbor Boating Club Scholarship is awarded to
students who are residents of Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron
County, Wisconsin and enrolled full-time in the Forestry program.
The students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. Established
by the members of the Black River Harbor Boating Club. $200
(1)
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BLOSHENKO FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
The Bloshenko Family Scholarship is awarded to full-time
students in the applied technology division, with preference given
to veterans and students in the Building Trades/Construction
Program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Established by
David Bloshenko. $500 (1)
VIOLET ANDERSON BLOSHENKO SCHOLARSHIP
The Violet Anderson Bloshenko Scholarship is awarded to second
year nursing students from Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron
County Wisconsin. Priority is given to residents of Gogebic
County, Michigan. Established by the family of Violet Anderson.
$200 (1)
KEN BOWMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Ken Bowman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduates
of L.L. Wright High School in Ironwood, Michigan with a
minimum 2.5 GPA. The applicants should be enrolled in the
Language and Arts Program, with preference given to a student
that excels in English, Writing or Theatre. Established by the
family of Ken Bowman to honor his memory. An alum of GCC,
Ken was an instructor at GCC and served as the Department of
Language and Fine Arts Chair for 6 years and organized a Drama
Club at GCC. $500 (1)
NANCY M. CARUSO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Nancy M. Caruso Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
sophomore students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The students
must demonstrate financial need. Established by Nancy M. Caruso
in her memory. $150 (1)
WILLIAM AND BERNICE CHANEY MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP
The William and Bernice Chaney Memorial Scholarship is
awarded to full-time students from Bessemer, Michigan.
Selection is based on prior academic performance, civic
contributions, and financial need. The applicants are not limited to
a specific academic program. Established by Bernice Chaney.
$500 (1).
ALICE CHAPUT-HUOTARI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Alice J. Chaput-Huotari Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
students who are residents of Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron
County, Wisconsin. The applicants must have a 3.0 or higher GPA
and be majoring in an allied health degree program. Established
by the family of Alice J. Chaput-Huotari. $100 (1)
ORESTE AND INEZ CHIANTELLO MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP
The Oreste and Inez Chiantello Memorial Scholarship is awarded
to full-time sophomore students with a 2.5 to 3.0 PGA who plan
to transfer to a four year university to receive a bachelor’s degree.
Applicants must be residents of Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron
County, Wisconsin. Established by the Chiantello family. $100
(1)
SAM M. COHODAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Sam Cohodas Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student
with strong leadership and character. Established by Sam
Cohodas. $100 (1)
CONCERNED HEARTS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Concerned Hearts Club Scholarship is awarded to second year
nursing students with preference given to students who have an
interest in coronary care. The students must have a minimum GPA
of 2.75 and be a resident of a school district in Ironwood,
Michigan, Bessemer, Michigan, Wakefield, Michigan or Hurley,

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