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Springfield Scholarship Recipients

Redwood Falls, MN: Technology and Trades on the Prairie is excited to announce sixteen scholarship recipients for 2018. These students are representing the schools of: Redwood Valley, Renville County West, Springfield, Wabasso, Westbrook-Walnut Grove, Cedar Mountain, and Red Rock Central. All scholarship recipients will be continuing their education through a technical or trade school of their choice and we wish each of them the “Best of Luck” with their next journey in life.

LaCole Weisensel, Springfield, a 2018 Scholarship Recipient. LaCole plans to attend Rochester Community & Technical College this fall pursing a degree in Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Requisite).

Andrea Hoffman, Springfield, a 2018 Scholarship Recipient. Andrea plans to attend South Central College this fall pursuing a degree in Computer Integrated Machining.

Cheyanne Hammerschmidt, Springfield, a 2018 Scholarship Recipient. Cheyanne plans to attend Technical & Community College this fall pursuing a degree in Nursing.

Technology and Trades on the Prairie is made possible by the following:
Farmers Union Industries Foundation, Farmward Cooperative, AgQuest, Southern MN Beet Sugar Cooperative, Minnwest Bank, Thrivent, CoBank, CHS, Redwood Area Learning Center, and Southwest Initiative Foundation.
LaCole, Andrea, Cheyanne Scholarship Recipients

About Technology and Trades on the Prairie:
Technology and Trades on the Prairie is promoting the economic vitality of careers in the technology and trades industries in Southwest Minnesota. Meeting current and future local workforce needs through strong partnerships between businesses, communities, academic institutions and others committed to Southwest Minnesota sustainability. Technology and Trades on the Prairie is part of the larger community effort to improve the future of Southwest Minnesota by:

  • Creating an awareness among high school students and 18-29 year old’s of the career opportunities focused on the technology and trades job sectors of Southwest Minnesota.
  • Providing the means for employers in industry sectors to work together to promote the benefits of working and living in Southwest Minnesota.
  • Encouraging graduating students to remain or to return to the area.
  • Partnering with employers, academic institutions, and other groups dedicated to improving the vitality of SW MN to create a pool of highly motivated and skilled employee candidates.

Technology & Trades on the Prairie is incorporated and a 501 (c) 3 status under Redwood Area Communities Foundation (RACF).

For more information about us please visit: http://prairiecareers.com.


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