The Montana State Fund awarded $1,500 scholarships to seven Montana Tech students at an awards banquet in January. The scholarship funds are part of the Montana State Fund’s Growing a Safer Montana initiative, which provides academic scholarships for Occupational Safety and Health/Industrial Hygiene or Construction Trade and Industry students.
The 2017 awardees are the first recipients of the awards. Each awardee received a $1,500 scholarship. Montana Tech students received 7 of the 10 scholarships awarded. Students were selected based on high academic excellence and desire to champion safety as they move forward into their professional endeavors.
Recipients from Montana Tech were:
Jakob Bloom, a Construction Technology/Carpentry student from Simms, MT, at Montana Tech’s Highlands College. Jacques Boulet, an Occupational Safety and Health student from Butte, MT. Tyler Davis is a graduate student in Industrial Hygiene from Missoula, MT. James Hollopeter is an Occupational Safety and Health student from Kalispell, MT. Ciara Kremer is a graduate student in Industrial Hygiene from Coeur d’Alene, ID. Brittania Shephard an Occupational Safety and Health student from Helena, MT. Sarah Storey is a graduate student in Industrial Hygiene from Butte, MT.
Montana Tech professors Roger Jensen and Theresa Stack attend the ceremony held in Bozeman at the Museum of the Rockies with the students.