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Olivia Huszti, a Fall 2006 recipient of the Collector's Foundation scholarship, is a member of the "Flat Rock Welders," students from Flat Rock High School in Flat Rock, MI who excel in welding as high school students and attend WCC to hone their skills and compete in state and national welding competitions. Olivia has earned many honors in her tenure as a welding student, including winning seven competitions in high school and even has the claim to fame of being the first female to place in the Ferris State University competition.

Olivia plans to earn an Associates degree in Welding at WCC and then enroll in the college's Custom Cars and Concepts program. She then plans to transfer to Ferris State to obtain a Bachelor's degree in engineering. Her ultimate dream is to design and engineer cars. Receiving the Collector's Foundation scholarship has been helpful to her in attending WCC because she lives 30 miles away from the college and commuting is costly. She also has two other siblings in college, so she must pay for most of her education herself.

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Mark Your Calendars to Join the Party "Down on the Bayou"!
Feb 7 2015
Morris Lawrence Building
The Annual WCC Foundation Mardi Gras Celebration takes us "Down on the Bayou" on February 7, 2015, so mark your calendars to be a part of what is sure to be a foot stompin' time! View here a recap of last year's event that helped raise more than $100,000 for WCC students.
 
Annual WCC Foundation Jerry Jernigan Memorial "Drive for Education" Golf Outing was a Success
Aug 19 2014
Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center
Our 21st annual golf outing drove a true hole-in-one for our WCC students, raising $92,000! Visit golf outing page for more information.
 
Judith Hommel Emergency Fund
Feb 11 2014
 
The Foundation has received several inquiries about how to make a contribution to the Judith Hommel Emergency Fund. For online gifts, visit the Make a Gift link at the top left of this page. Be sure to note in the "gift designation" box that the gift should be applied to the Judith Hommel Emergency Fund. Read more on Judith Hommel Emergency Fund

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