GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 132



DAVID MUSSATTI, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The David Mussatti, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
students enrolled in any of the applied technology programs.
Established by Enbridge Employee Services, Inc. to honor David
who lost his life on the job. $1,000 (1)
BRIAN T. NASI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Brian T. Nasi Memorial Scholarship is awarded to freshman
students enrolled in the Building Trades or Construction
Technology Program. The applicants should be full-time students
and must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher. Established by Ginger
Nasi, spouse of Brian, to honor Brian’s memory and life’s work.
$500 (1)
DR. JOHN A. NIEMI SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. John A. Niemi Scholarship is awarded to students in any
academic program who are a resident of, or originally from, Erwin
Township in MI. Established by Dr. John & Muriel Niemi. $500
(2)
MARIAN J. NORDBERG NURSE SCHOLARSHIP
The Marian J. Nordberg Nurse Scholarship is awarded to second
year nursing students. The applicants can either be enrolled fulltime or part-time. Established by Marian Nordberg. $500 (1)
JAMES NORMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The James Norman Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a
full-time student enrolled in a science related degree program.
The recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA. This scholarship was
established by Harriette Norman, in memory of her husband Jim,
who was an alum of GCC. Varies (1)
OJIBWAY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY EMPLOYEE
CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Ojibway Correctional Facility Employee Club Scholarship is
awarded to full-time students majoring in criminal justice or
corrections. The scholarship is restricted to students from the
following counties: Iron County, Wisconsin; Gogebic County,
MI; Ontonagon County, MI; or Iron County, MI. Established by
the Employee Club at Ojibway Correctional Facility. $200 (2)
ARTHUR
AND
ALMA
PAKONEN
ENDOWED
SCHOLARSHIP
The Arthur and Alma Pakonen Scholarship is awarded to full-time
students in any academic program that are either a direct
descendant of Arthur or Alma Pakonen or a resident of Erwin
Township in Michigan. Established by R. Rodney and Charlotte
M. Pakonen in memory of Arthur and Alma Pakonen. $500 (1)
FRANCIS E. PAOLI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Francis E. Paoli Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students
enrolled in a business program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Established by Linda Paoli. $250 (1).
JOHN & KATIE PATRICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The John & Katie Patrick Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
second year associate degree nursing students with a minimum
GPA of 2.75. Applicant must be a resident of Ironwood,
Bessemer, Wakefield Michigan or Hurley, Wisconsin. Priority
will be given to the student with greatest financial need who has
demonstrated interest in coronary care. Established by the Patrick
Family. $200 (1)
GEORGE FRANCIS PISCA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The George Francis Pisca Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
high school graduates from Gogebic County, Michigan with a
minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must be enrolled in a program
leading to a baccalaureate degree. Selection will be based on GPA,
citizenship, and character. Established by the Pisca family to
honor the memory of their son, George. $250 (1)
STEVEN R. PLESH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Steven R. Plesh Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
freshmen and sophomore applicants from the Gogebic Range in
Michigan. The recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
and special consideration will be given to students enrolled in a
business-related field of study. Established by Patty Plesh, spouse
of Steve, to honor the memory of Steve’s life. $200 (1)
PORTAGE HEALTH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Portage Health Foundation Scholarship is awarded to fulltime students seeking a degree or certification in the Allied Health
Division, which includes Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA),
Licenses Practical Nursing (LPN), Associate Degree Nursing
(ADN), Medical Assistant (CMA), and EMS (paramedic or
emergency
medical
technician).Other
qualified
degree/certificate/training programs include Medical Coding &
Billing Specialist, Medical Technology, Mortuary Science, and
Nurse Aide Training. The recipient’s origin of residency must be
from one of the following Michigan counties: Baraga, Houghton,
Keweenaw, or Ontonagon. Established by the Portage Health
Foundation.
$2,500 (4)
WALTER F. PROSEK SCHOLARSHIP
The Walter F. Prosek Scholarship is awarded to freshman students
who have graduated from the Hurley K-12 School in Wisconsin
with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Established by Walter F. Prosek. $1,000
(2)
JOHN J. RAJKOVICH ENDOWED FUND
The John J. Rajkovich Endowed Fund is awarded to applicants
who are full-time students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and exhibit
a commitment to leadership and community service. The students
must be a resident east of the Highway 13 corridor of Wisconsin
and north of the Ashland county line or a graduate of a high school
in Gogebic or Ontonagon County, Michigan or Iron County,
Wisconsin. The scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled
in the occupation and transfer associate degree programs.
Established by John J. Rajkovich. $500 (5)
MARIO AND MARY RE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Mario and Mary Re Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
graduates of A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer, Michigan.
The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. One recipient
will be enrolled in a math/science program, and the other recipient
is not limited to a specific academic program. Established by the
family of Mario and Mary Re. $625 (1).
KANDY RICHARDSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Kandy Richardson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to
students who are enrolled in Cosmetology Department. The
recipients must be full-time. Preference will be given to students
from Ontonagon High School or Ontonagon County in Michigan.
There is no minimum GPA required. Established by the friends of
Kandy Richardson in memory of Kandy. $1,000 (1)
LEONARD AND LORRAINE ROONI SCHOLARSHIP
The Leonard and Lorraine Rooni Scholarship is awarded to
students who have ties to or who are interested in the Gogebic
Range in Michigan. The applicants shall display common sense,
demonstrate a good work ethic in their life conduct and also
demonstrate kindness as a part of their character. Established by
the family of Leonard and Lorraine Rooni. $350 (1)
JENNIFER T.ROSSI - WIMI/WJMS MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP
The Jennifer T. Rossi – WIMI/WJMS Memorial Scholarship is
awarded to full-time students from the Wisconsin counties of
Ashland, Iron, Bayfield, Price, Vilas, or Oneida; or the Michigan
counties of Gogebic or Ontonagon. The recipient must have and
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