Michael D. McCarter Memorial scholarship

Akisha McCarter and family established the Michael Carter Memorial Scholarship Fund at Owens Community College in 2022. Mike was a Journeyman Plumber and Pipefitter, as well as a proud member of the Local 50 Union. He inspired others in the community to achieve greatness by way of persistence and putting purpose with your passion. Preference will be given to a student who is a Building Maintenance major, Building Maintenance certificate, Skilled Trades Electrical major, Electrical certificate, HVACR certificate, Mechanical major, Pipefitting & Plumbing certificate, or Welding major. Recipients must be students taking coursework for academic credit and counting toward a degree or certificate at Owens Community College. Recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours in the Fall and Spring Semesters at Owens Community College and shall have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (CPGA) on a 4.0 scale.