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Macomb Community College faculty awards annual scholarships

– Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00AM

For the past 38 years, the Macomb Community College Faculty Organization (MCCFO) has awarded scholarships to Macomb students who faculty members have nominated. The program is primarily funded by donations from faculty, although friends and family have contributed in the memory of faculty members. To date, MCCFO has awarded 175 scholarships. 

To be eligible for one of the scholarships, students must attend Macomb fulltime, have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours and maintained a 3.5 grade point average. 

This year’s recipients of $1,000 scholarships are: 

  • Damien Coles, Madison Heights, Lloyd Raskin Arts and Science Award for Center Campus
  • Megan Parak, Shelby Township, Andy Drotar Occupational Education Award for South Campus
  • Alyssa Podsiadly, Sterling Heights, Occupational Education Award for Center Campus 

About Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College ( is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 48,000 students annually. Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges. The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.

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