2008 local lodge and CFL scholarship winners

Katie Foster

Local 13 awards 33 grants totaling $264,000

LOCAL LODGE 13, Philadelphia, announces the winners of 33 scholarship awards, each totaling $8,000, to dependents of Local 13 members who participated in the local’s annual competition. Winners were selected based on the results of a college aptitude test administered and graded by St. Joseph’s University. The grants will be awarded over a period of four years — $1,000 per semester for eight semesters. The Local 13 scholarship committee does not release names of scholarship winners for publication.

Local 83 awards eight grants totaling $18,000

LOCAL LODGE 83, Kansas City, Mo., announces the winners of five $3,000 and three $1,000 scholarship awards to dependents of Local 83 members who participated in the local’s annual competition.

The winners were selected by members of the local’s Special Funds Committee. Receiving a $3,000 grant were Devon Gorajewski, daughter of Gordon Gorajewski; Audrey White, daughter of Brad White; Shawn McKenzie, son of Jim McKenzie; Austin Sheil, son of Perrin D. Sheil; and Zachary Wenke, son of Ted Wenke. Tanner Seward, son of John Seward; Kody Morgan, son of Kraig Morgan; and Kelsey Dainty, daughter of George Dainty, each received a $1,000 grant.

IEC scholarship committee announces local, CFL winners

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council (IEC) scholarship committee has announced its selection of scholarship award recipients for two local lodges and the Canadian Federation of Labour (CFL).

Marcy Franks, daughter of Local 105 member Michael Franks, and Michal Weikert, stepdaughter of Local 105 member Clinton “Tim” Swisher, were each selected from six applicants for a $1,000 award from Local 105, Chillicothe, Ohio.

Katie Foster, daughter of Local 146 member Kenneth Foster, was selected as a $2,000 award recipient, and Benjamin Pettipas, son of Local 146 member Allan Pettipas, was chosen as a $1,000 scholarship winner from four applicants to the Local 146 scholarship program in Edmonton, Alberta.

Katie, as well as Staci Sherman, daughter of Gordon Sherman, Local Lodge D579 (Lantz, Nova Scotia), were also selected to receive a $1,000 grant from the CFL.

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