Higher Ed reminds students of deadline for trade scholarship
March 15 is the deadline for a $250 trade scholarship for high school seniors or adults.
The Michel S. Beaupre Trade Scholarship is a $250 annual scholarship awarded to a Cook County applicant interested in pursuing a trade degree. This year two scholarships will be awarded. Applications are available by calling Cook County Higher Education at (218)387-3411. You can also go to our web page and fill out the application online: http://www.northshorecampus.org/michelscholar.php Applications are also available at the high school office from Sally.
Scholarship applicants must be planning to enroll in a degree program focusing on a trade degree or diploma. Applicable trade topics are electrical, carpentry, surveying, automotive, refrigeration, plumbing, industrial mechanics, milling and welding.
This scholarship opportunity was created in memory of Michel S. Beaupre, longtime resident of Cook County. In 2002 he was appointed as an electrical inspector for the State of Minnesota. He held this position until his death in July 2005.
Michel was a member of the United Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 568 in Montreal, Quebec. He was proud of his trade and encouraged young people to go into the trades. The last few months of his life he fought a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, even working the day before he died. Donations to the scholarship should be directed to Cook County Higher Education, attn: Michel S. Beaupre Scholarship.