Who: Gene Haas Foundation in partnership with Davidson County Community College
What: A representative of the Gene Haas Foundation will present a $25,000 check to fund scholarships for students enrolled in Advanced Manufacturing programs at DCCC.
When: January 12, 2016 1 p.m.
Where: DCCC Davidson Campus 297 DCCC Road Thomasville, NC 27360 Sinclair Building, Room 131/132
Why: DCCC will receive $25,000 to be distributed as scholarships to students enrolled in the college’s Advanced Manufacturing programs. The Gene Haas Scholarship is for students in post-secondary programs that teach CNC Machine Technology, Adult CNC training programs, or an Engineering program that incorporates CNC machine technology. Since its inception in 1999, the Gene Haas Foundation has awarded deserving charitable organizations and schools more than $27 million in grants. Gene Haas is the founder of Haas Automation, manufacturer of industry-leading CNC machines and technology.
About the Gene Haas Foundation
The primary purpose of the Gene Haas Foundation is to provide scholarship funding. The Gene Haas Scholarship is for a post-secondary program that teaches CNC Machine Technology, Adult CNC training programs or an Engineering program that incorporates CNC training in the curriculum. Scholarships for other fee programs in CNC machine technology are eligible by a case basis. High Schools programs can apply for their graduating seniors or post-secondary programs for their students. Regional Vocation Centers can apply for the students costs to attend.