The words "Virtual Scholarship Reception" with the Mid-State Technical College Foundation logo above. All on a background decorated with tiny Facebook emojis.
September 24, 2020

Mid-State Foundation annual reception goes virtual, awards over $220,000 in scholarships

September 24, 2020

Mid-State Technical College celebrated the achievements of its 2020 scholarship recipients at the annual Foundation Scholarship Reception, held for the first time as a live virtual event on Sept. 17. The presentation showcased 175 donors in support of the 289 Mid-State and local high school students who received awards. 

“In these unprecedented times, our students are faced with new and evolving challenges, yet they continue their educational journey and demonstrate resilience and adaptability while finding ways to pay for college,” said Jill Steckbauer, Foundation & Alumni director. “This year’s new and exciting virtual reception was a celebration and tribute to the Mid-State students and the faculty, staff and scholarship donors who support them.

The Foundation disburses over $200,000 in scholarships each year. This year’s reception marks the 40th year the Mid-State Foundation has hosted an event to publicly recognize the achievements and dedication of scholarship recipients.  

The virtual reception can be viewed on Mid-State’s Facebook page at Those inspired to help students achieve their educational goals through a donation to the Mid-State Foundation are encouraged to visit