Pure Oakland Water (POW) has given two $2,000 merit-based scholarships to two civil engineering students at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) whose studies include water management issues.
Angela Pasciolla of Milford is a senior majoring in civil engineering, and John Stebelton of Chelsea is a senior with dual majors in architecture and civil engineering.
The scholarships were presented at the 2014 Regional Storm Water Summit hosted by the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office, Pure Oakland Water and LTU on Oct. 3 on the LTU campus in Southfield.
The applicants had to write scholarship essays of 300-500 words on the importance of preserving our fresh water resources in this region and their personal and career goals will support environmental stewardship and volunteerism. Applicants had to have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Preference was given to residents of Oakland County who are studying in a water-related field.