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Tech industry funds in-state scholarships

Posted 7/6/11

PROVIDENCE – Technology industry association Tech Collective awarded four scholarships to Rhode Island high school graduates planning to pursue undergraduate degrees in the STEM fields – science, engineering, technology and mathematics – at local universities.

The recipients – Chelsey Johnson, George Knipfing, Cedrick Samson and Krista Brouwer – received scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

Johnson, Knipfing and Samson all graduated from the Woonsocket Area Career and Technical Center’s Academy of IT.

Johnson will study video game development and simulations and the New England Institute of Technology, Knipfing will pursue software engineering at Johnson & Wales University and Samson plans to attend the University of Rhode Island for an electrical and computer engineering major.

Brouwer, who graduated from Rogers High School in Newport, will also study engineering at URI.

The scholarship money – $9,000 in total – was provided by Fibertech Networks, Lighthouse Computer Services and the Doug Schwinn Scholarship Fund.

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