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Larche Family Continues EMP Engineering Scholarship

Escanaba, Michigan — 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. Since inception in 2018, this program has generated MTU scholarships for ten recipients.

Recipients receive a scholarship of $10,000. They plan to enroll at Michigan Technological University (MTU) and pursue a degree in the field of engineering.  Scholarship award recipients for 2021 are:


  • Nathan Lord, son of David and Kristin Lord – Escanaba High School
  • Max Shiverski, son of Steve and Donna Shiverski – Bark River High School


In making the announcement, Brian Larche said “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”. EMP is a global engineering and manufacturing 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.