The Great Lakes Aggregates Scholarship was established in 2022 to support Airport Community Schools students who are planning to enroll in a trade school, show a dedication to academics and demonstrate financial need.
Sylvania Minerals, a Great Lakes Aggregates Company , is a sandstone and limestone quarry located in the Village of South Rockwood, in north east Monroe County Michigan.
The quarry and plant began operations in 1998, and operates on a 600-acre site. The quarry mines clay, dolomitic limestone, and sandstone. The clay is used for a variety of land balance earthwork projects and landfill applications. The sandstone is a high purity silica sandstone that is used for the manufacture of glass. The dolomitic limestone is used to produce a variety of construction aggregates used in road construction and pavement.
Great Lakes Aggregates has played an integral role in our community as they began operations in South Rockwood, Michigan in 1998. The Great Lakes Aggregates Scholarship was established in 2022 to help support Airport Community Schools students who are planning to go to college, show a dedication to academics, and have a financial need.
Award: $1,000 scholarship (non-renewable)
Eligibility Criteria: An Airport High School senior with at least a 2.5 GPA by the end of the first semester of their senior year; must exemplify character through demonstrated leadership and have plans to enroll in a trade school.
Application Deadline: To be announced.