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Shimco awards scholarship to McMaster student

Shimco has announced the inaugural Shimco Scholarship was awarded for continuing education at McMaster University, located in Hamilton, Ont.. Carmen Bracho, currently a level II Mechanical Engineering and Management student at McMaster University received the award from Peter Voss, President, CEO and Owner of Shimco.

October 29, 2015  By Shimco

Awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering at McMaster University, the Shimco Scholarship recognizes a student in their second year of study or higher, who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, and who emulates the core values of Shimco: honesty, integrity, respect and cooperation.

With a student population of 23,000, McMaster University is a public research university whose main campus is located in Hamilton. The main campus is located on 121 hectares (300 acres) of land in the residential neighbourhood of Westdale. The university operates six academic faculties: Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Social Science, and Science. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada and named as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Times Higher Education rankings in 2015.

“It was an honour to be selected as the recipient of the Shimco Scholarship,” commented Bracho. “For me, it has been a true testament that hard work pays off and has encouraged me to continue to make positive contributions to my local community. Receiving the Shimco scholarship has provided me with funding so that I am able to focus on my studies and my involvement on campus. I’m grateful to Mr. Voss and Shimco for their investment in my future.”

“On behalf of the entire Shimco team, it was a privilege to present the first Shimco Scholarship to Carmen Bracho,” commented Voss. “This annual scholarship reflects Shimco’s desire to support the advancement of science and engineering and to foster our core values in the local community.  Carmen was an ideal match for those objectives.  We congratulate her on this outstanding achievement, and wish Carmen success as she continues her academic journey at McMaster University.”



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