Epec CEO Donates Scholarship to Regional Vocational Technical High School


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[May 21, 2018: New Bedford, MA] Edward McMahon, CEO of Epec Engineered Technologies donated $6,500 to the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School scholarship fund in celebration of Epec’s 65th anniversary.

In an effort to support the local community and the field of Engineering, the local vocational high school was chosen as a recipient of the donation. Students were selected based upon their service to the school and community as well as for demonstrating academic excellence. The scholarship will be distributed to seven students that completed their studies in engineering, drafting, and machine technology.

Epec CEO Donates Scholarship to Regional Vocational Technical High School

The scholarship was conceived as part of Epec’s Engineers of the Future which is a focus on working with students studying STEM related material.

McMahon says “Our industry relies on a steady flow of new talent, new ideas, and a passion for engineering. I want to ensure that students are able to fulfill their desire to study and eventually work in the field of engineering”.

McMahon is a graduate of the Engineering program at Clarkson University and has worked in the field for decades. Based upon the success of this inaugural scholarship, Epec plans to continue to scholarship in the future and expand to internship and mentorship programs.


About Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School

Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School is a public, four-year vocational technical high school that enrolls more than 2,000 students. GNBVT is one of the largest vocational-technical high schools in Massachusetts.

Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School

The school’s roots date back nearly a century. In 1955, it became the first vocational high school to be accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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