Kara Kieft

Pursuing Her Dream

“I am paying for college all by myself. I didn’t want any loans my first two years because I know I am going to have a bunch afterward. This scholarship is allowing me to proceed on to my dream,’ said Kara Kieft, a future teacher and 2012 winner of the Muskegon Heights Child Study Scholarship recipient

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Kathy Davis

“Thank You, Muskegon Community College”

“We can never really know where life will lead us. The best we can do is to be prepared for whatever challenges and opportunities lie ahead. Thank you, Muskegon Community College. You did that for me, as you have for my fellow Class of 2014 graduates,” said MCC 2014 Commencement speaker Kathy Davis, whose FMCC […]

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Alida Boon

Challenging and Caring

“The classes I had at MCC were more challenging and the professors cared more,” said Alisa Boon, a 2013 Amos Nordstrom Scholarship winner who transferred back to MCC from a university to pursue her nursing degree. “After seeing what I got for my money at MCC, it was so much more. Higher quality and lower […]

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“I Just Want to Help People”

“I have a big heart,” sais Paige Vander Jagt, a 2013 recipient of the Wayne and Linda Barrett and also the Amos Nordman Foundation Scholarships. “My MCC advisor told me she could picture me as an occupational therapist. I have to work full-time and it’s like a weight being lifted off my back to get […]

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Making College Affordable

“I would have had to take a year off and work two jobs to earn even half the money I needed to attend a university,” said Daravia Williams, an MCC student in 2013 whose FMCC scholarship provided her with the financial means to continue her education pursuing graphic design.

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