|Tech Collective and Partners Award $6,500 in Scholarships|
Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s Industry Association for IT and Bioscience, today announces the recipients of $6,500 in IT scholarships. The scholarships, funded individually by Fibertech Networks, Lighthouse Computer Services, and the Doug Schwinn Scholarship Fund, were awarded to three students demonstrating scholastic and leadership achievements and pursuing careers in the IT fields at a Rhode Island college or university.
2010 Scholarship recipients are:
“We are extremely honored to team up with the Tech Collective to support and encourage young women in computer science and technology in the Providence community,” said Curtis Fox, regional sales director for Fibertech. “Our hope is that the scholarship fund will not only help this year’s very deserving recipient, but also assist many other students in the years to come.”
“It’s always exciting to see bright young men and women choosing a career in IT, and Lighthouse is happy to support that each year through these scholarships,” said Lighthouse CEO Tom Mrva. “I admire Kyle’s dedication to learning and serving his country,” he added.
“Investing in our young people’s future is what leads to change”, said Jo Ann Johnson, Tech Collective’s manager of youth and education programs. “Tech Collective is proud to be a part of developing the RI workforce pipeline.”
The 2010 scholarship recipients were honored at Tech Collective’s Tech Laureates Night 2010: Tech in Motion awards dinner on June 3rd at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. For more information about the scholarships, please visit www.tech-collective.org.
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