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Larche Family Continues EMP Engineering Scholarship to Michigan Technological University

Published Date: 5/22/2020

Escanaba, Michigan -- May 22, 2020

The family of Escanaba native and Michigan Tech University graduate Brian Larche established the EMP/Larche Family Engineering Scholarship Fund in 2018. Larche is the Owner, Chairman and CEO of EMP in Escanaba.

Each year up to four scholarships of $10,000 are awarded to recipients that will enroll at Michigan Technological University (MTU) and pursue a degree in the field of engineering. All 2020 award recipients have a cumulative GPA of 4.0 or better.

MTU Scholarship award recipients for 2020 are:

  • Madison Block – Escanaba High School
  • Madison Ide – Escanaba High School
  • Charles Tackman – 2019 senior enrolled in the Early Middle College Program through Escanaba High School.                      
  • Kurtis Shiverski – Bark River High School / Bay College.

Brian Larche noted “this community has been wonderful to my family over the years. I have no greater pleasure than to support and inspire future generations to enter the field of engineering at Michigan Tech University”.

Founded in 1981, Brian Larche acquired EMP in 1991. EMP is a global leader in complex precision machining of heavy duty mechanical engine components, and electrified thermal management products and systems. Today, EMP has over 425 employees in Escanaba, Michigan and Greenfield, Indiana.

For more information on the EMP/Larche Family Engineering Scholarship, please contact the guidance department at Escanaba, Gladstone or Bark River High School.