Education

College receives state grant for equipment and training.

February 25, 2015

VICTORY TWP. – A state grant announced by Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday will provide money for state-of-the-art equipment and training at West Shore Community College. The college was one of 18 community colleges chosen and will receive $424,000 in funding for new skilled trades equipment. WSCC will provide $147,000 in matching funds. The money will purchase equipment used in several programs,…

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West Shore scholarship application deadline approaching.

February 24, 2015

VICTORY TWP. – West Shore Community College is accepting scholarship applications from students who plan to attend for the 2015-16 academic year. The deadline to apply for scholarships is April 17. The college, the WSCC Foundation, community groups and private donors offer numerous scholarships to fit nearly all student academic records, backgrounds, and financial situations. WSCC’s web site lists many of…

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CTE: Chase Ray prepares for a career in welding.

February 24, 2015
CTE: Chase Ray prepares for a career in welding.

VICTORY TWP. – Most high school students go to school on a daily basis without really knowing what direction they want to go after they graduate. Some may think a four year degree is the right path for them and others may feel like college isn’t in their future and they want to go directly into the workforce. Many students…

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MCE students place in essay contest.

February 23, 2015
MCE students place in essay contest.

CUSTER — Three Mason County Eastern Junior High students have been named local winners in the 46th annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The students, who earned the first, second, and third place awards for their school, are Sierra Fogel, first; Tylor Fargo, second; and Cierra Grimm, third.  All three received award certificates for their…

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CTE students attend conference.

February 23, 2015
CTE students attend conference.

VICTORY TWP. — Earlier this month, seven students from the student organization Future Business Leaders (FBL) attended the Michigan Career and Technical Education (CTE) Conference in Grand Rapids. The FBL students helped plan the conference and acted as session hosts to ensure the presentations went smoothly.  The students also interacted with leading figures in CTE education and met with Michigan Governor…

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