Scholarship Programs

Marc Lynch Scholarship

The Marc Lynch Scholarship Award is a legacy in honour of Marc Lynch of Randall Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Marc passed away January 5, 2016. He was a quiet strength behind the Mechanical Contractors Association of Manitoba. He had a vision of what MCAM should be and passionately communicated his vision to the staff and Board of Directors. The Association carries out his vision of excellence in the industry.

The Marc Lynch Scholarship is intended for MCAM member companies' staff and families pursuing their first year of a post-secondary program.

Applications are assessed based on criteria reflecting the values of Marc including:

Leadership
Community Involvement
Education
Vision & Goals

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Marc Lynch Scholarship Application - NEW DEADLINE MAY 20, 2021

Marc Lynch Scholarship Past Recipients

2020

Erik Barrett - Pending confirmation
Erik Sigurdson - Son of Rob Sigurdson with EH Price Ltd

2019

Ranna McIntosh- Ranna's stepfather, Bob Modjeski is Vice President of WESCAN
Mylinda Boulter - Daughter of employee of Westwood Mechanical
Danika Duncan- Daughter of Rob Duncan of EMCO

2018

Breanna Di Lazzaro - Breanna's father, Robert Di Lazzaro is President of ABCO
Bryce Dino Marino - Bryce's father, Dino Marino is owner of Dormer Finishing Systems
Jessica Korving - Jessica's father, Rick Korving is Partner of Randall Plumbing and Heating

2017

Bailey Trudel -Bailey's father, Kevin Trudel is an Employee of Lowe Mechanical.
Laura Wall -Laura's father, Gary Wall is an Employee of Randall Plumbing and Heating.
Ryan McIntosh -Ryan's Step-Father, Bob Modjeski is an Employee of Wescan Electrical Mechanical Services & GMA Industrial.

William J. Atkinson Award

Since 2002, funded from a generous endowment by Bill Atkinson, founder of ABCO Supply & Service. Awards of $1000 are presented annually to students completing Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Level 1, Plumbing Level 2, or Steamfitter & Pipefitter Level 3 who have earned an academic standing of at least 75%. Recipients will have a demonstrated commitment to community involvement and/or volunteerism as well as proven leadership skills.

Application forms are available from the academic faculty at Red River College and should be submitted along with a current transcript as well as a reference from a former educator or employer to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is September 4, 2020.

Online application: https://catalogue.rrc.ca/AvailableAwards.aspx

MCAM sits on the selection committee along with academic representatives from Red River College. Mr. Atkinson presents the awards each year at MCAM's Pioneer Night where past Pioneers, MCAM members and award recipients are invited to attend.

William J. Atkinson Award Past Recipients

2020

Ian Lodewyks
Bryce Buchanan

2019

Jesse Reich - Level 2 Plumbing
Derrick Baraniuk - Level 2 Plumbing
Kevin Stewart - Level 2 Plumbing

2018

Taylor Hogan - Level 1 Refrigeration
Kyle Rous - Level 2 Plumbing
Kyle Ryan - Level 2 Plumbing

2017

Scott Forbes - Level 2 Plumbing
Quinn Yakomoski (Not Attending)
Matthew Huston (Not Attending)
Stephane Audette - Level 2 Plumbing

2016

Christopher Kosinski - Level 2 Plumbing
Gilles Perron - Level 2 Plumbing
Jeffrey Toews - Level 2 Plumbing

2015

Andrew Williams - 1st Level Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Chris Kopec - Level 2 Plumbing
K'Lu Taw - Level 2 Plumbing
Dylan Smith - Level 2 Plumbing
Paul Peasey - Level 2 Plumbing

2014

Ross Forbes - 2nd Level Plumbing

2013

Kelly Kemball - Level 2 Plumbing
John Froese - Level 2 Plumbing

2012

Brant Bell - Level 2 Plumbing
Michael Oman - Level 3 Steamfitting and Pipefitting

2011

Jacob Klassen - Level 2 Plumbing
Steven Verwey - Level 1 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Romeo Lantano - Level 1 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

2010

Jacob Klassen - Level 2 Plumbing
Jason Schroeder - Level 1 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic

2009

Jason Loewen - Level 2 Plumbing

2008

Stuart Brick - Level 1 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Nick Danylchuk - Level 1 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

2007

Norman Siemens - Level 1 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Robert Syrota - Level 1 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

2006

Justin Marucci - Level 1 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Peter Bieker - Level 3 Steamfitting/Pipefitting

2005

Neil Armstrong - Level 1 refrigeration
Joseph Savoie - Level 2 Plumbing

2004

Scott Enns - Level 1 Refrigeration
Michael Stevenson - Level 1 Refrigeration

2003

Jason Schroeder - Level 2 Plumbing

2002

Manly Arnason - Level 2 Plumbing
Kurt Walterson - Level 1 Refrigeration

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MCAC Scholarship Program

Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series

To emphasize the importance of education and MCAC's desire to have post-secondary graduates, as well as current undergraduates, enter into the mechanical contracting industry, the Construction Education Council in partnership with MCA Canada Associate Members established the Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series, recently renamed to recognize the work of the Association's past-CEO Richard McKeagan.

https://mcac.ca/our-programs/scholarships

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