TEC Services Group, Inc. announced today the recipient of the 2018 Scholarship Award. TEC offers the Scholarship Program each year to employees of the ARM industry and their dependents attending a four-year accredited college or university.
Each applicant was required to meet academic, attendance and citizenship standard requirements for their State. In addition, applicants were required submit an essay describing what leadership means to them and provide a real-world example of leadership. TEC would like to thank all who participated in the program this year.
“TEC is proud to provide these outstanding students with financial support for continuing their education. We are excited to see increased participation and interest year over year; we look forward to continuing the program in 2019.”, said Tom Sweat, President of TEC Services Group, Inc.
After careful review and consideration, the TEC Scholarship Review Committee determined the 2018 Scholarship Award of $1,000 will be awarded to Alexis Morgan. Congratulations Alexis!
Alexis Morgan, a recent graduate of Crater High School in Central Point, OR. Alexis will be attending Southern Oregon University where she will major in Nursing. During high school, Alexis served on the Student Government and was a member of the National Honor Society. She has also been a volunteer in numerous programs to help children improve their academic skills, reading abilities and M.A.P.S., a program for children with physical and/or learning disabilities. Alexis received a Citizenship Award and Leadership Award in 2015 and 2017, and a Community Service Award in 2017. (Father Robert Morgan of Action Financial Services)
In response to the high level of participation, TEC awarded smaller scholarships to the following recipients:
Kelsey Baich, currently attending the University of Mississippi with a major in Secondary Education. Kelsey received scholarships from TEC in 2016 and 2017. Now in her third year at Ole Miss, Kelsey is a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women and is an active member of RebelTHON and Student Housing. She also volunteers her time in Leap Frog, Champions are Readers, and Read>Lead>Achieve programs. (Father Kevin Baich of Day Knight & Assoc)
Nathan Brelage, currently attending the University of Dayton with a major in Mechanical Engineering. Nathan was the recipient of TEC’s Scholarship Award in 2017. Now in his second year of college, Nathan is an active member of several organizations including the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Biomedical Engineering Society, Pi Tau Sigma and Tau Beta Pi. He also volunteers in several community and civic service programs including Sustainability Club Trash Pick-Up, Admitted Student Days, Penny Wars (Tau Beta Pi) and Camp Blue. (Father Andrew Brelage of Ontario Systems)
Kayla Jakubczak, currently attending University at Buffalo with a major in Biomedical Science (Pre-Med). Kayla is entering her third year in college and will attend medical school following her graduation from UB. She has been a volunteer Firefighter/EMT since 2015 and also volunteers her time at West Falls Conservation Society. Kayla has been named to the Dean’s List each year at UB and was the recipient of a Leadership Award. Kayla was also awarded a Chief’s Award for her volunteer work as a Firefighter/EMT. (Mother Ann Granville of Northstar Location Services)
Dylan Morgan, currently attending Pacific University with a major in Business. Dylan is in his fourth year of college and has obtained three degrees thus far. Dylan received a Football Scholarship to play at Western Oregon his first year of college and received a partial Baseball Scholarship to play at Chemeketa Community College the following two years. He was named to the Dean’s List, awarded the Elmer C. Biegel Family Scholarship and made All League Honors in Baseball at Chemeketa Community College. (Father Robert Morgan of Action Financial Services)
Chris Tatavitto, currently attending State University of New York at New Paltz with a major in Biochemistry. Chris is in his third year of college and formerly attended Dutchess Community College. He was listed in the National Honor Society during high school and received Academic Excellence Awards throughout his high school career. Chris also received numerous Leadership Awards for sports and actively participates in football, wrestling and track. (Mother Mandy Tatavitto of Immediate Credit Recovery)
TEC encourages employees of the ARM industry and their dependents to apply next year. Please look for an announcement on the 2019 Scholarship Program by the end of the year. For additional questions or comments, contact TEC Services Group at Scholarship@TECsg.com or call 941-375-0300 for more information.