Clarkston grad earns scholarship
June 23, 2010 - Chelsea Rawe of Clarkston was one of six high school graduates presented with a $2,500 college scholarship, through MetroPCS' Community Scholars Program.
|Tammy Capone, MetroPCS Michigan regional director of advertising and public relations, and Glen Flowers, MetroPCS Michigan vice president and general manager, presented scholarships to local Community Scholars Rachel Butts, Jihad Komis, Timothy Oja, Chelsea Rawe, Christine Schauder, Gina Tarnowsky. Rawe, Clarkston graduate, is third from the left.
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The students, honored during the June 1 Detroit Tigers game, also received Kyocera Laylo phones with one year of free MetroPCS Wireless for all service.
Scholarship winners were selected based on their community involvement, participation in school activities, academic record, honors received and work experience.
"It gives us great pride to recognize the outstanding achievements of young citizens in our community," said Glen Flowers, vice president and general manager of MetroPCS Michigan. "At MetroPCS, we strive to enrich the lives of the communities in which we serve. Through this scholarship program, we hope to reward students who not only excel academically, but also demonstrate a commitment to their community through volunteerism and community service."