2024 Richard D. Blassick ‘64 Memorial Tech Scholarship
Richard D. Blassick ’64 was a Vietnam Combat Veteran, avid water-skier, and master mechanic who credited Lane for developing his skills. He hailed from a proud, multi-generational Lane Tech family who wish to honor his memory and keep his passion for the trades and technical education alive with this scholarship. His family has directed that the scholarship to be awarded to a student pursuing an engineering or technical field of study through a 2-year technical school or conventional 4-year institution. Established 2024.
$5,000 total award to one (1) student.
Have an expected Spring 2024 graduation date.
Have proof of acceptance to an accredited trade school, apprentice program, college, or university.
Intend to major in a tech-related field of study.
Achieve an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Demonstrate financial need.
Essay [250-350 word maximum, length may vary] Choose one of the following topics:
Do you enjoy working with your hands? Explain why and provide examples.
How will you use the skill and knowledge obtained at Lane to find your place in the world?