Winning Futures Awards $30,000 To 20 Metro Detroit High School Students

Winning Futures Awards $30,000 To 20 Metro Detroit High School Students

DETROIT – Winning Futures awarded Wednesday a total of $30,000 to 20 local high schoolers and recognized 19 local business professionals who are enrolled in the Winning Futures’ life skills and workforce preparation mentoring program.

Seven local business professionals received a Mentor of the Year Award for their exemplary mentoring service.

Lee Ellen Kerr (Goodrich, MI) was recognized for receiving the State of Michigan’s prestigious 2018 Governor’s Service Award as Mentor of the Year.

Dave Fernholz (Warren, MI) received the 20-Year Mentor Award for his work as a volunteer mentor since 1998.

2018 Cupp-Hamilton Scholarship recipients:

•             Tenia Squires (Detroit, MI), Junior, Cass Technical High School    

•             Hobibur Miah (Detroit, MI), Junior, Cass Technical High School    

•             Breia Swanigan (Detroit, MI), Junior, Cass Technical High School

•             Otha Moore, Jr. (Detroit, MI), Junior, Cass Technical High School

•             Shayla Clay (Detroit, MI), Junior, Cass Technical High School

•             Ana Sancen (Warren, MI), Senior, Community High School

•             Jordan Jablonski (Sterling Heights, MI), Senior, Community High School

•             Jannatul Mawa (Warren, MI), Junior, Community High School

•             Trinity Jackson (Macomb, MI), Senior, Community High School

•             Brooklynn Savalli (Warren, MI), Senior, Community High School

•             Tylure Hicks (Detroit, MI), Junior, Cornerstone Health + Technology

•             Brittani Lipsey (Detroit, MI), Senior, Harper Woods High School

•             McKenna McCabe (Detroit, MI), Senior, Harper Woods High School

•             Brittany Padilla (Detroit, MI), Senior, Madison High School

•             Joshua Diop (Detroit, MI), Senior, Madison High School

•             Angelica Tibbitts (Pontiac, MI), Senior, Pontiac Academy for Excellence

•             Jazmine Jones (Pontiac, MI), Senior, Pontiac Academy for Excellence

•             Talene Sarkissian (Sterling Heights, MI), Senior, Warren Mott High School

•             Fawjia Yeasmin (Sterling Heights, MI), Senior, Warren Mott High School

•             Samantha Susalla (Warren, MI), Senior, Warren Mott High School

 

State of Michigan 2018 Governor’s Service Award as Mentor of the Year

•             Lee Ellen Kerr (Goodrich, MI), Sales Director, retired, Dow Automotive

 

Twenty-Year Mentor Anniversary

•             Dave Fernholz (Warren, MI), ), Plant Manager, Fitzpatrick Manufacturing

 

Mentors of the Year:

•             Pat Powell (Eastpointe, MI), Principal Account Manager, retired, DTE Energy, Harper Woods High School

•             Jessica Jeffery (Birmingham, MI), Senior Environmental Engineer, General Motors, Warren Mott High School

•             Willie Davis (Farmington Hills, MI), Senior Regional Leader, Primerica Financial Services, Cass Technical High School

•             Senthil Vivekanandan (Novi, MI), Accounting Director, Lear Corporation, Cornerstone Health + Technology High School

•             Stephen Hatfield (Auburn Hills, MI), Technician, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Pontiac Academy for Excellence

•             Dan Hubbard (Mount Clemens, MI), Senior Business Analyst, Flagstar Bank, Community High School

•             Bob Foyt (Shelby Township, MI), Retired, JHP Pharmaceuticals, Madison High School

 

Five-Year Mentoring Anniversary:

•             Jessica Jeffery (Birmingham, MI), Senior Environmental Engineer, General Motors, Warren Mott High School            

•             Todd Ledingham (Royal Oak, MI), Process Leader in Order Fulfillment, General Motors, Harper Woods High School

•             Besima Mello (Canton, MI), Senior Financial Analyst, Ally Financial, Inc., Cass Technical High School       

•             John Dolan (Auburn Hills, MI), Director – Large Vehicle Architecture, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Cass Technical High School

•             David Wahl (Southfield, MI), Controller, Retired, Huron Clinton Metroparks, Cornerstone Health + Technology High School

•             Krystn Clark (Rochester, MI), Employee Benefit Sales Producer, Brown & Brown of Detroit, Community High School              

•             Michael Kozan (Berkley, MI), Purchasing Supervisor, General Motors, Madison High School

•             Jason Gordon (Warren, MI), National Manager CPCU, Allied Universal, Warren Mott High School

•             Richard Donajkowski (Davisburg, MI), Engineer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Pontiac Academy For Excellence

•             Dave Lewan (Royal Oak, MI), Account Manager, Kelly Services, Community High School

•             Alexandria Marjamaa (Troy, MI), Implementation Coordinator, Kelly Services, Madison High School

 

Learn more at WinningFutures.org

 

 

By |2018-06-08T11:34:23+00:00June 8th, 2018|News, STEAM|

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