Megan Laubhan

Give Now Megan Laubhan, Wichita, Kansas Field of Study: Aviation Maintenance Technology The Hourglass Tool Scholarship Winner Ever since I was a young child, I have been enamored with airplanes and the concept of flight. I started off wanting to become a pilot when I grew up, because I wanted to know the feeling of flight for myself. When I graduated from high school, I enrolled in college to actualize these dreams, but quickly learned that college [...]

Claire Uhler

Give Now Claire Uhler, York, Nebraska Field of Study: Automotive Technology Women in Auto Tech Scholarship Winner I have grown up working on and around cars all my life. My father worked in the automotive industry for several years as a certified GM technician and service manager before taking the opportunity to become an instructor for the Automotive Technology program at Southeast Community College (SCC) in Milford, NE. Over the years, my dad's influence has nurtured my love [...]

Brett Pfeil

Give Now Brett Pfeil, Alma, Nebraska Field of Study: Automotive Technology More Than One Path Scholarship Winner I chose this career path because I have always been fascinated with vehicles and the different parts that make them work. From the engine to the transmission and suspension, vehicles have always piqued my interest and helped me choose this career. My parents bought me my first pickup. It was a 77” Ford F-150 that was rusty and needed some work [...]

Shelby Wycough

Give Now Shelby Wycough, Batesville, Arkansa Field of Study: Diesel Mechanics Women Rock Trades Scholarship As a young girl growing up in a rural Arkansas community, I never imagined that my path would lead me to the world of mechanics. However, it was through my involvement in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) that I discovered my passion for this field and set my sights on a career as a diesel mechanic. Joining FFA opened doors I [...]

The Dick Malcom Humanitarian Scholarship

This scholarship was created in memory of Dick Malcom, our friend as well as the Fleet Administrator for State Farm Automobile Insurance. We want to remember Dick for his impact in the Fleet Industry but mostly for his kindness to others, his ability to bring the best out in whoever crossed his path with calm and humor. In his honor, we have created a scholarship that will be awarded to a high-school senior from his alma mater high school in [...]

The PACE Center for Girls

The Hourglass Foundation Makes Its First Donation to the PACE Center for Girls. In late 2016, we began laying the groundwork for The Hourglass Foundation. Filing government forms, writing an operations plan, and designing our branding. All of these steps were both exciting and humbling, but we now needed to find our first nonprofit to support. We knew that our first donation would set the tone for all of those to come, so we wanted to identify an organization that [...]