Mankato, Minn. – September 3 2016 – Jordan Sands announces student Jaron King as winner for the third annual Mechatronics Scholarship with South Central College. Jordan Sands provides an annual $2,500 Mechatronics scholarship to one South Central College student each year. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary degree that combines mechanical systems, electronics, fluid power, automation, and robotics.
“We are grateful for the generous support our students receive from the community,” says Tami Reuter, Executive Director of the South Central College North Mankato Campus Foundation. “Specifically, the Jordan Sands Scholarship provides a unique opportunity for a deserving student, who is studying in our Mechatronics program to be recognized for their hard work in and out of the classroom.”
This years’ winner, Jaron King, originally from Blue Earth, MN is currently a second year student at South Central College studying Mechatronics. In addition to attending school full-time, he currently is working almost 40 hours a week.
“Jordan Sands is excited to work with South Central College to be part of the Mechatronics program,” says Brett Skilbred, Vice President of Jordan Sands. “The scholarship program provides a deserving student the education needed in the mining industry.”