2022 HMA Scholarship Awards
Huron Manufacturing Association recognizes youth achievements
Since 2006, the Huron Manufacturing Association & Libro Credit Union have provided HMA Scholarship Awards supporting 75 Huron County youth. We are honored again to offer the 2022 HMA Scholarship Awards, with Libro Credit Union 4 x $1000. Additional Sponsors this year included Britespan Building Systems Inc $500, Progressive Turf Equipment $500, and Huron County Economic Development $1000.
1. The Graduate/Apprenticeship Scholarship Award is for Huron County residents/previous students enrolled or graduated from a post-secondary skilled trade/apprenticeship program.
2. The Specialist High Skills Major Scholarship Award (SHSMSA) is for students enrolled in a Huron County Secondary School in Grade 11 or 12 SHSM course, i.e. Construction, Environment, Health & Wellness, Agriculture, Arts & Culture, and Business.
Please see the 2022 HMA Scholarship Award Online Application Form below or download the PDF version.
The application deadline is Thursday, November 10, 2022.
2022 HMA Scholarship Award Results!
Thank you to all who supported, applied, and attended the HMA Scholarship Awards at Maelstrom Winery on Friday, November 25 2022. Special thanks to the teachers of Avon Maitland District School Board and Huron Perth Catholic District School Board, for encouraging their students to explore manufacturing as a choice of employment, and encouraging students past and present, to apply for the HMA Scholarship Awards, year after year.
Congratulations to the recipients;
- 2022 HMA and Progressive Turf SHSM (Specialist High Skills Major) Scholarship Award of $500 to Cash DeJong, currently a student at Central Huron Secondary School.
- 2022 HMA and Libro Credit Union Apprentice Scholarship Award of $1000 to Drew Bechard, a graduate of St Annes Catholic Secondary School, currently apprenticing as a Sheet Metal Worker at AirTech Heating & Cooling.
- 2022 HMA and Libro Credit Union Apprentice Scholarship Award of $1000 to Alex Boven, a graduate of St Annes Catholic Secondary School, currently apprenticing as an Electrician at Goderich Electric.
- The 2022 HMA and Libro Credit Union SHSM Specialist High Skills Major Scholarship Award of $1000 to Carson Sillib, a current student at Central Huron Secondary School in SHSM (CHSS Manufacturing + Welding/Plumbing) also currently completing the Dual Credit at Conestoga Reuters Campus in welding and plumbing. The Dual Credit Program allows eligible students in high school to take college or apprenticeship courses.
- 2022 HMA and Libro Credit Union SHSM Specialist High Skills Major Scholarship Award of $1000 to Alexis Eveland, a current student at Central Huron Secondary School in SHSM Manufacturing Major, a previous student in Grades 9 – 11 at St Anne’s Catholic Secondary School in their SHSM Construction Technology program.
- 2022 HMA and Britespan Building Systems SHSM Specialist High Skills Major Scholarship Award of $500 to Preston Eadie, a current student at FE Madill Secondary School.
- 2022 HMA and Huron County Economic Development SHSM Specialist High Skills Major Scholarship Award of $1000 to Olivia Story, a current student at Central Huron Secondary School in SHSM Manufacturing, a previous student of Conestoga Electrical completing the Dual Credit. “Olivia may not be unaware, but she was a leader in class, this was reflective of her final mark. Olivia achieved the highest mark in the class”, Conestoga College teacher.
Thank you to all SPONSORS and Congratulations to all RECIPIENTS on their achievements!
Applications for 2023 can be completed in October 2023 (see bottom of page)
2022 HMA Scholarship Award presentation – Friday, November 25, 2022, @ 5:00 pm at Maelstrom Winery
In recent years, Progressive Turf Equipment, Community Futures Huron, Britespan Building Systems, and NEW this year Huron County Economic Development have generously supported this program even further. If you are interested in sponsoring an additional HMA Scholarship Award, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The HMA Board of Directors and their long-standing partner Libro Credit Union are keen to carry on the tradition of awarding scholarships to our local high school students and graduates.
There are two ways to apply:
Complete & submit the online form below
With your application (online or by email) please include the ALL of FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS to be considered for a Scholarship Award:
(1) In 150 – 350 words explain why you call Huron County Home
(2) In 450 words or less, tell us about some experiences growing up that helped you discover your interest in skilled trades
(3) Please list any certifications you have completed
(5) A letter of reference from a teacher or employer
(6) Any photographs to support your application
This Scholarship application is not yet open for submissions. Please check again in October.