Moraine Park Technical College Ledge Games Scholarships

(Fond du Lac) The Moraine Park Foundation will award eight students with a one-time scholarship following the annual Ledge Games. The family-friendly competition, held in Eden each fall, challenges participants in a series of lumberjack activities including caber toss, hammer toss, archery, keg toss, speed chop, and axe throw. The event proceeds support The Ledge Games scholarship, established through the Moraine Park Foundation, which focuses on engineering, manufacturing, and technology programs at Moraine Park. The event is co-founded by Josh Michels, of Fond du Lac and Tyler Oestreich, of Eden. Director of College Advancement at Moraine Park Dana Bourland says the community contributions directly benefit their local economy through workforce development, and their students have a greater opportunity for success. Students enrolling in engineering, manufacturing, or technology for the 2022-23 school year will be eligible to apply for this scholarship in February 2022. To be considered for a Foundation scholarship, students must have a Moraine Park Technical College cumulative or high school GPA of 2.75 or higher and enroll in a minimum of six credits per semester.