Participant Spotlight – Jorge Garcia

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UPDATE April 13, 2020: Fox 17’s Jason Hutton interviewed Jorge about being awarded the Evans Scholarship, and its impact on him and his family. Watch the video below, or click this link to read the article. 


Eagle participant Jorge Garcia just became the first First Tee West Michigan student to receive the Evans Scholarship! He will be attending the University of Michigan School of Engineering next year, thanks to this full ride, room and board scholarship.

After being selected as one of just 25 finalists across the state, Jorge, his mother, and Executive Director Tyler Smies traveled across the state to Plum Hollow Country Club for his in-person interview on January 9, 2020.  More than 50 Evans Committee members were in attendance. Check out the video of his big day.

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