Productivity and Gene Haas Foundation Present Checks to NE Colleges
What a great day February 18th was for two schools in Hastings, Nebraska!
Congratulations to Hastings High School in Hastings, Nebraska for being awarded a BIG check for $15,000 from the Gene Haas Foundation! The money will be used to help provide scholarships to students in their Machine Tool Technology programs, promoting future careers in Manufacturing.
Congratulations to Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska for being awarded a BIG check for $25,000 from the Gene Haas Foundation! Pete Nelson, Sales Manager from Productivity Inc/Haas Factory Outlet and Tom Marick, Sales Engineer from Productivity Inc/Haas Factory Outlet Omaha presented the check to the school on Thursday, with approximately sixty students and faculty on hand for the check presentation, including Advanced Manufacturing Design Technology Instructors Troy Davis and Bruce Bartos, Dean Moors, VP of Institutional Advancement, Dr. Greg Smith, College President, Bill Hitesman, Hastings Campus President, Beth Boher, Administrative Assistant and Mark Funkey, Associate Dean of Instruction, CCC. Machine Tool Technology students pictured include Miriam Heredia, Tanner Tieken, Hugo Perez, Monica Boyer, Jake Zahm, Thomas Svboda, Landon Vogel, Jeremy Borrell, Zach Holtzen, Garrett Monie, Zane Nelson and Zach Brooks.
Representatives from the college, as well as the Mayor of Hastings, Economic Development Manager and the school’s Foundation Manager all visited the Haas Automation, Inc. Factory last week with Tom Marick, Productivity Inc , Omaha, Nebraska.
The money will be used to help provide Scholarships for students in their Machine Tool Technology programs.
The Gene Haas Foundation awards grants to High Schools and Post-Secondary Schools to assist with their programs, including scholarships for students pursuing Manufacturing Careers. Schools can find out more about potential opportunities and apply for Scholarship Grants at www.ghaasfoundation.org.