Ivy Tech, Bruns-Gutzwiller Partner To Provide Manufacturing Scholarships

Posted On December 19, 2017

Press release by Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Chancellor Mark Graver (left) accepting the pledged donation from Tom Bruns (middle) and Tony Gutzwiller (right) of Bruns-Gutzwiller. Photo provided.

(Batesville, Ind.) – Ivy Tech Community College has partnered with Bruns-Gutzwiller to provide scholarships to Ripley County high school students participating in the Ivy Manufacturing dual-enrollment program at the College’s Batesville site.

Bruns-Gutzwiller has pledged $15,000 over the next six years toward the scholarships, which will be, provided through the Ivy Tech Foundation. The scholarships will cover the costs of tuition, books, and other fees for the high school students.

“We are delighted to invest in local students and the regional workforce through this investment,” said Bruns-Gutzwiller President Thomas Bruns.  “Through these scholarships and our partnership with Ivy Tech, we can introduce students to career opportunities and work toward boosting our regional economy.”

Ivy Manufacturing is a program offered at the College’s Lawrenceburg campus and Batesville site that introduces students to high-demand, well-paying careers in advanced manufacturing. Students are dual enrolled in high school and Ivy Tech and earn college credit through courses at Ivy Tech. Ripley County high school juniors and seniors attend classes at Ivy Tech as part of their regular schedule.

“We are extremely grateful for the generous pledge of funding provided by Bruns-Gutzwiller,” Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Chancellor Mark Graver said. “These scholarships enable students to gain college experience and earn credit as they look forward to their education and career goals following high school.”

Bruns-Gutzwiller Inc. strives to give clients the best possible construction services, aided by the services of subcontractors and suppliers whose standards include competitive prices and quality workmanship. Fair and competitive prices, coupled with professional standards of excellence and honesty, are offered to BrunsGutzwiller, Inc.’s clients.