Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 congratulates all 29 area high-school seniors and college students who were recently awarded scholarships totaling $151,000!
The program, 100% funded by the membership of Local 17, ranges from one-time $750 scholarships to four-year scholarships totaling $16,000. For every hour a member works, seven cents is contributed to Local 17’s scholarship fund. Since 1983, the program has awarded over $2.1 million in scholarships based on performance on the state Labor History Exam or through a lottery drawing.
Check out some of the press clips highlighting the Local 17 scholarship and winners:
Stella Cortese and Iyanci M. Lopez: https://www.lowellsun.com/2022/05/01/the-five-minute-read-470/
Cassandra E. Gordon, Rachel McDonald, Grace Kapetanakos, James Mackin, Edward Reilly, Layla Reilly, and Benjamin DeBoer: https://www.patriotledger.com/story/news/2022/05/05/concerts-gardening-classes-mothers-day-celebrations-and-more/9626582002/
James Elwell and Zachary C. Falasca: The Boston City Paper