Decatur Trades & Labor Assembly is proud to announce they are accepting applications for the 2023 Michael E. Shampine Memorial Scholarship which are due by March 1, 2023.
The scholarship was open to affiliate union members and their immediate family who plan to enroll in higher education, vocational trade schools or apprentice programs. It was named after the passing of our dedicated president, Michael Shampine, who passed away in 2007.
The ideal recipient will be recognized as having a desire to succeed by demonstrating strengths in leadership, community involvement and political awareness.
Since its inception in 2007, $59,625 in scholarships and grants have been awarded to eighty-five (85) students representing twenty one different unions. Ask your union for an application or call Scholarship Chair, Amy Rueff, at 217-433-5126.