Pinozek earns memorial scholarship awarded
ESCANABA - The third annual Laura M. Hivala Memorial Scholarship has been awarded for the 2012-13 school year. This year's recipient is Kyle Pinozek of Escanaba.
Kyle is a 2012 graduate of Escanaba Area High School and is currently attending Michigan Technological University in Houghton where he is majoring in mechanical engineering. He is the son of David and Joanne Pinozek of Escanaba.
The Laura M. Hivala Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded to an Escanaba High School graduate attending MTU. This award is made possible through donations from family and friends of Laura Hivala.
Hivala passed away in January of 2010 at the age of 32. She was a 1996 honor graduate of Escanaba High School, received a Presidential Scholar Award to attend Michigan Tech. and graduated in 2000 with an environmental engineering degree.
At the time of her death, she was employed and living in Louisville, Ky.